HTML Best Practices Working Group

This working group is sponsored as part of the activities of the IBHE Web Accessibility Consortium.

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Next Web Best Practices Teleconference

Date: Wednesday April 15th, 2009
Time: 2:30pm-3:30pm CDT (Chicago Local Time)
Chair: Jon Gunderson
Phone: 1-888-363-4735 Access Code: 2726754

Agenda

  1. FAE and Firefox Accessibility Extension overview
    http://html.cita.uiuc.edu/tools/
  2. FAQ for best practices, FAE and Firefox Accessibility Extension
    http://html.cita.uiuc.edu/tools/faq.php
  3. Adobe PDF Accessibility Best Practices
    • Tagging: (Fail if untagged)
    • Bookmarks: (Warning if bookmarks are missing and the document is over 10 pages long)
    • Headings: ART, BLOCKQUOTE, CAPTION, DIV, DOCUMENT, INDEX, NONSTRUCT, PART, SECT, TOC, H1-H6, H, Hx (Fail it missing)
    • Language
    • Lists: L, LI LBL and LBODY tags; LISTNUMBERING attribute
    • Images: FIGURE tag
    • Math: FORMULA and MATH tag using MathML spec
    • Footnotes and endnotes: NOTE tag
    • Referenes to a NOTE tag should use REFERENCE tag and NOTE tag IDs
    • Page numbers: PAGENUM subtype??
    • Running headers and footers: ARTIFACT tag??
    • Tables: Points to ISO 32000-1, Table 337 standard for tags and attributes
    • Forms and tooltip labeling
    • Media objects: Accessible controls and do not play automatically
  4. Testing Adobe PDF Layout
    • Postscript visual layout
    • Text content (save as accessible text)
    • Text and content structure

Teleconference Schedule

  • April 8th at 2:30pm-3:30pm ( Cancelled )
  • April 15th at 2:30pm-3:30pm
  • April 22nd at 2:30pm-3:30pm
  • April 29th at 2:30pm-3:30pm

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