Raindrop.io Bookmarks 05/20/2022
- Global Accessbility Awareness Day - Does your web product support the needs of the many? | Christian Heilmann
"You do not control how your web product is consumed by your users - it is up to you to make sure people can change it to their needs."
- A Different View into Accessibility Overlays - Converge Accessibility
"Sadly, the marketing gimmicks and promises made around "making a website accessible" or "making web content compliant" continues at a deeper level than just making a sale for many of these accessibility overlay/plug-in providers. And this will likely continue until some type of legislation is put in place to hold companies, like The Provider, accountable for the claims they make around accessibility and compliance."
- Deque's Axe-Core Achieves Half a Billion Downloads | Deque
"Today, on Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), Deque Systems, the trusted leader in digital accessibility, marked an important landmark in its history with its open-source accessibility rules library, axe-core, surpassing 500 million downloads."
- Open Accessibility Standards
"This project is from the AccessU Presentation: Building Internal Accessibility Standards for Designers & Developers."
- What does the public think about Digital Accessibility? | Deque
"On April 19th, 2022 we surveyed 560 U.S. consumers to capture public perceptions on disability and digital accessibility. Of the respondents, 56% have a disability and/or friends and family with a disability."
- EPUB 3.3 is now in CR | W3C Blog
"The EPUB 3 Working Group is pleased to announce that three of our documents have now progressed to Candidate Recommendation: EPUB 3.3, EPUB 3.3 Reading Systems, and EPUB Accessibility 1.1. We encourage implementers to review the specifications and test."