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Re: Blog Accessibility
From: Kynn Bartlett
Date: Nov 21, 2003 2:13AM
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A few things.
1. Mark Pilgrim at Dive Into Accessibility (and Dive Into Mark,
etc) did a series on accessibility aimed at blog users:
2. I have submitted a presentation on blog accessibility at
the CSUN conference next year (2004). If accepted (and I
believe it will be), the proceedings will be on the CSUN
conference site in December:
(Email me privately and I can zap you a copy of my submission;
<EMAIL REMOVED> )
3. I'm going to be teaching an online eCourse on blogging using
MovableType in February via IWA/HTML Writers Guild. The
course will be four weeks, and $60 for IWA members. The
accessibility of blogging will be specifically addressed,
of course! For more info, use this redirect link:
To answer your specific question:
Yes, comment windows are generally a bad thing, because they
open in new windows (often pointlessly) and they give no indication
of doing so. I personally prefer to just use comments on the
page itself, not in a separate window -- I find the standard blog
practice of popping up new windows to be gratuitous and generally
If anyone wants to evaluate the accessibility of my blogs, drop
me a note in private email. I'm very open to critiques on the
four (!) I currently maintain.
On Thursday, November 20, 2003, at 09:37 PM, Yuko Ishida wrote:
> Hi all,
> Now I examine Blog Accessibility.
> I think comment windows of Blog are troublesome for disabled person.
> Does anyone know articles about Blog Accessibility?
> Or any thought?
> Thank you,
> Yuko Ishida
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