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Re: Accessible message board software


From: Michael D. Roush
Date: Oct 20, 2003 12:04PM

----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Phillips" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> >> Can anyone recommend accessible message board software that
> >> is PHP/MySQL
> The message board software that is being used there is a fairly heavily
> modded version of phpBB 2.05. The next major release (2.2) is supposed
> to come with a fully accessible template, but there is absolutely no
> timeline on that release. It could be released by the end of the year
> or take another 6 months. In the meantime, you could grab one of the
> basic phpBB templates and try to tweak it.

There is a message board I set up for a place I design for, and I used phpbb
2.0.5 and it passes both Bobby 3.2 and the current Ask Alice tests. I know
these aren't completely reliable as far as accessibility goes, but I don't
think the 'tweaking' should have to be very major.

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