[docs] WCAG 2.0 from w3 consortium

Carol Willing willingc at willingconsulting.com
Mon Sep 7 18:06:45 CEST 2015


On 9/7/15 8:58 AM, Laura Creighton wrote:
> Recently, webmaster received 2 queries from people who wanted to know
> how compliant ÃPython and the Python documentation were with the
> Americans with Disabilities Act Provisions and with WCAG3
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/wcag.php
>
> The real question was 'how hard is it for Blind people to use Python
> and read the docs?'.  I sent the people who made the queries to some
> blind programmers' mailing lists, to ask some real blind people, some
> of whom I know use Python.  But the question got me wondering.  Was
> WCAG considered when we redesigned the docs?  Is there something I
> should also be telling such people?
I'm not sure about the history. 18F has a good draft accessibility 
guide. There's also a page linking to accessibility testing tools: 
https://pages.18f.gov/accessibility/tools/

Running the tools on the existing docs would be a good project for a 
future sprint.

Carol


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