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(Inactive) Web Best Practices: Teleconference Details

Teleconference details

Agenda

Agenda

1. Agenda for IITAA 2.0 Face-to-Face meeting on March 15th in Springfield
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?module=17&item=58931&surveyid=193

2. Availability of Firefox and Firebug Extensions (Alpha) to test rules

3. Skip Navigation Link
https://listserv.illinois.edu/wa.cgi?A2=ind1202&L=web-best-practices&T=0&X=1C8A6A7C640E1DD2AC&Y=jongund%40illinois.edu&P=1633

4. Success Criteria 2.4.2 Page Titled
http://www.openajax.org/member/wiki/WCAG_2.0_Principle_2_Operable_Rules#Requirement_2.4.2_Page_Titled

Minutes

Agenda

Introduction of Dion Taylor

1. Agenda for IITAA 2.0 Face-to-Face meeting on March 15th in Springfield
  • MS: It is going to be mostly the regular group, this will be good since we will not need to do background discussions
  • MS: I would like to talk about what we need for IITAA 2.0
  • MS: Who are the people we need to affect to implement IITAA 2.0
  • MS: What types of resources do we need to support them in improving accessibility
  • MS: Review what kind of resources are currently available
  • MS: We need to review WCAG 2.0 techniques document to see what it provides to support the resources we need
  • MS: What do we need? What do we have (including WCAG)? and then what do we need to create?
  • MS: I am already getting asked what is it we are trying to do that is not already done
  • MS: I want to talk about this at UIC Digital Accessibility Expo
  • MS: As we move forward, what can we do to get IITAA back on the front burner
  • MS: The budget has been a big distraction, many departments are dropping efforts to improve accessibility
  • MS: This is challenging and what ideas are available
  • MS: I would hate to update the standards and there be no interest
  • MS: Any thoughts, comments and additions
  • JG: I think we need to focus on resources and what we need and what existing resources are available
  • NH: The next step I have been focusing on is how we want people to think about accessibility
  • NH: How do we provide a framework for different categories of html markup
  • MS: I think we want to reconnect with these organizational framework
  • MS: TB you sent an e-mail questioning what more than WCAG
  • TB: I would like to see the work coordinated
  • TB: It is important to have one resources with all the techniques
  • MS: We need to be very careful, we want to harmonize
  • JG: Communicated to who?
  • TB: To the W3C or who would have an interest
  • MS: I get questions from vendors from 508, who is IITAA different
  • MS: What is ever different from WCAG 2.0
  • MS: We can share
  • JG: I am on the WCAG techniques group and we will make any technique available to get in to WCAG
  • MS: I hope people can take some time next week to review the current IITAA 1.0 and WCAG 2.0
  • JG: How do want to use the call next week
  • JG: Sounds like people would like to go through IITAA 1.0 and WCAG 2.0
  • MS: We are missing Jamie and Chris Dobson

2. Availability of Firefox and Firebug Extensions (Alpha) to test rules
  • JG: I would be happy to demonstrate the tools
  • NH: We are developing a next generation tools that will be rules centric, rather than element based approach
  • JG: Any other questions or comments about the tools?
  • KH: I have installed them

3. Skip Navigation Link
  • MR: Just look for the link text?
  • HR: Sample code, but there are more than one way
  • MR: It would be a manual check
  • MR: Some pages put navigation on the bottom of a page?
  • JG: Is there any practice that you want to pass them?
  • HR: They might have the code correct, but they go to the area
  • JG: Anybody want anything other than a manual check?
  • JG: Can you provide some text
  • JG: Every page should have skip navigation link
  • MR: There are some pages that don’t need it?
  • KH: There are possibility of more than one link
  • MR: There are sometimes not navigation, we said “main” content area
  • HR: Do we need more than the what was sent
  • KH and TO will work on wording

Participants