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Re: 508 asks for a VPAT what does W3C have that's similar

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From: Balakumar Sujatha [Contractor]
Date: Oct 31, 2013 6:51AM


Also remember to specify in the RFP :

The Contractor shall perform Manual Testing (which will also include utilizing the keyboard, navigating the system, and reviewing code), Automated Testing, and Assistive Technology (AT) Testing

Thank you.
Sujatha



-----Original Message-----
From: Brian Richwine [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
Sent: Thursday, October 24, 2013 4:49 PM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] 508 asks for a VPAT what does W3C have that's similar

We've looked at the AG Accessibility Checklist 2, located here:
http://www.accessibility-checklist.ch/#en

However it is very HTML specific.

-Brian

On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 11:50 PM, Lucy Greco < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> This is all good information everyone is sending to me. Keep it coming.
> this is a project UC is going to need to go through quickly in the
> next few months. We will post whatever we come up with in the near
> future . If there is interest I will put something on my blog about
> the document when its live. Lucy
>
> Lucia Greco
> Web Access Analyst
> IST-Campus Technology Services
> University of California, Berkeley
> (510) 289-6008 skype: lucia1-greco
> http://webaccess.berkeley.edu
> Follow me on twitter @accessaces
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: <EMAIL REMOVED>
> [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Andrew
> Kirkpatrick
> Sent: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 8:04 PM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] 508 asks for a VPAT what does W3C have that's
> similar
>
> Lucy,
> There isn't an official way to deliver this information yet. The VPAT
> format was created by ITI and I expect that the discussions that have
> taken place by ITI and others related to adapting the VPAT for the new
> rules will someday need to be done at a less leisurely pace than has
> been the case for the last several years of waiting for the new rules.
>
> Canadian customers are asking for the same thing as you and I suspect
> that Australian and customers from other countries have done so also.
> Absent a standard way of representing this information, we've made a
> simple document that is similar to the VPAT but uses WCAG 2.0. I
> expect that it will change at some point, but that the underlying
> product compliance data will be (hopefully) unchanged. Here's an example:
> http://www.adobe.com/accessibility/compliance/adobe-social-3-wcag-comp
> lian
> ce.html
>
> Thanks,
> AWK
>
> Andrew Kirkpatrick
> Group Product Manager, Accessibility
> Adobe Systems
>
> <EMAIL REMOVED>
> http://twitter.com/awkawk
> http://blogs.adobe.com/accessibility
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: <EMAIL REMOVED>
> [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Lucy Greco
> Sent: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 2:06 PM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List
> Subject: [WebAIM] 508 asks for a VPAT what does W3C have that's
> similar
> Importance: High
>
> Hello:
> As some of you may be aware UC just past a new access policy that
> requires W3c 2.0 as for any new development and or purchases. And I
> have been asked to participate in the first RFP that will be requiring this.
> it's so new I don't have any documentation created yet about How to
> look for and or check for this standard when evaluating venders. That
> long winded explanation is to ask what if anything is the equivalent
> of the VPAT for W3C 2.0 a and or aa or aaa thanks Lucy
>
> Lucia Greco
> Web Access Analyst
> IST-Campus Technology Services
> University of California, Berkeley
> (510) 289-6008 skype: lucia1-greco
> http://webaccess.berkeley.edu
> Follow me on twitter @accessaces
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