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Re: testing using Orca (Ubuntu)


From: Lucy Greco
Date: Nov 25, 2013 12:13PM

You are going to catch much of the same items as you would in Firefox in
any other platform. The only time I would say you should do this however
is if your user group or use cases are going to be using that platform.
There are very few users that I know of using lynx and I don't think
you should test in a platform that the users are not using. I often run
the same testing in mac and windows as the tests do come out differently
on both but I have never tested using orca because there is no student on
my campus using it as a screen reader. Hope this helps Lucy

Lucia Greco
Web Access Analyst
IST-Campus Technology Services
University of California, Berkeley
(510) 289-6008 skype: lucia1-greco

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Sent: Sunday, November 24, 2013 12:45 PM
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Subject: [WebAIM] testing using Orca (Ubuntu)

Hi all.

I'd like to get your thoughts on testing for accessibility using the
Orca screen reader (Ubuntu).

If anyone has tried testing sites using this screen reader, please share
your thoughts and the positive/negative things you have observed?

Thanks very much.