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From: Glenda
Date: Mar 22, 2005 2:12PM


What a fantastic idea! accessibility is definitely more than a set of
guidelines, which I don't think "outsiders" get.

Cheers,
Glenda

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Sent: Tuesday, March 22, 2005 1:02 PM
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Subject: Re: [WebAIM] 10.5 Separate adjacent links



glenda wrote:

>Thank you, Terence!
>
>That is the explanation I was actually looking for -- in case the client
>asks why the site isn't Bobby-approved [even though it complies with Web
>Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0, as far I know]. Some clients put so
>much credence into Bobby and other automated checkers, without fully
>understanding what makes a site accessible.
>
>
>
I normally create a page that does not make sense at all (bad
alternative text, wrong structure) and show that bobby deems it AAA
compliant. Then I point the clients to the plethora of "User Checks"
Bobby flags up and explain that accessibility testing is 10% tops
technical problems, the rest common sense and usability.

Another good example to show the user when is bobby complaining when an
onclick is not accompanied by an onkeypress that the onkeypress will
also be triggered by the tab key on mozilla. The workaround of course
is to apply the handler VIA javascript rather than in the HTML.

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