[thelist] acces-board.gov - is this a joke?

Nemesis nemesis1 at nemesis1.f2o.org
Sat Mar 22 07:35:55 CST 2003

Peter-Paul Koch wrote:

> I'm currently working on a page about JavaScript and accessibility 
> (will notify the list when it's ready), and visited 
> http://www.access-board.gov/, which at first sight appears to be the 
> site of the US board concerned with accessibility issues.
> What do we see on the homepage? A bloody JAVA APPLET which contains 
> the main navigation, and no trace of an alternative navigation.
> Is this a joke? Are these just comedians pretending to be the US 
> Access Board? Or am I missing something here?
> For the moment I decided not to trust anything on that site (and some 
> of the rules are very weird).

The site fails because of the Applet.
Rule: 6.3.6 - All APPLET elements are required to contain both element 
content and the alt attribute.

Try the site yourself  http://www.contentquality.com/


Gary Bland
The Nemesis Project
One Stop CSS

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