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Re: Article: Browsers as Test Platforms


From: Andrew Arch
Date: Nov 23, 2004 3:30PM

For accessibility testing, IE should be the first browser used as most
assistive technology works best with it and Windows. That said, I agree with
the 'slap' comment.

Also wanted to point folk to a couple of other articles for accessibility
testing with browsers:
1. http://webaim.org/techniques/articles/opera
2. http://ausweb.scu.edu.au/aw03/papers/arch2/
3. http://www.nils.org.au/ais/web/resources/toolbar_tutorial.html

Cheers, Andrew
Dr Andrew Arch
Accessible Information Solutions, NILS
Ph +613 9864 9282; Fax +613 9864 9370

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-----Original Message-----
From: darrel.austin [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
Sent: Wednesday, 24 November 2004 5:54 AM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Article: Browsers as Test Platforms

> Furthermore I wanted to give junior developers a choice how to check
> their work pre-testing and didn't want to push them into my favourite
> browser corner. A .NET developer is not likely to be too much of an
> Opera user for example.

I concede that there's a need to do that.

At the same time, there's a need to slap any .net developer that only has IE
on their machine. ;o)


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