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Date: Feb 18, 2020 9:49AM
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I'd "gently" let them know that the file isn't accessible and note the 3
most critical errors in the file.
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Sent: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 10:09 AM
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Subject: [WebAIM] accessibility courtesy
While looking through an open source textbook website, I noticed that they
have a pdf file labeled as accessible, but when I opened it - there is a lot
of scanned text with no alt text listed; the reading order is incorrect;
The file didn't appear to be created by the website itself, but a third
party. Is it considered rude to let them know? Due to the inaccessibility of
their file, my school has opted to remediate our versions, with permission
of the website. Should we share the remediated files with them once
finished, in the spirit of open source resource sharing?
Any input would be appreciated!
Thank you so much,
Mid Michigan College