[AI] Access India Archives & exam website accessibility

Srinivasu Chakravarthula srinivasu at srinivasu.org
Thu Aug 12 14:42:37 EDT 2010


That's nice idea Vaishnavi. I will have this checked over the week end
since I will be in Delhi for next two weeks.

On 8/12/10, V. Jayakumar <jayakumar.vaishnavi at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Harish / Srinivasu,
>
> 1. I find the archived posts of the forum at http://mail-archive.com very
> useful to dig out information for advocacy purposes. Initially I was
> wondering if Harish could work out a tagging system for easy retrieval and
> classification of information. Now I think the inbuilt search on
> mail-archive.com itself is pretty exhaustive - only issue is that I don't
> know if the website itself is accessible enough from a VI pov. I know there
> are automated tools like webaim etc but since we have the benefit of inside
> expertise, I was wondering if Srinivasu could check out
> mail-archive.comfrom an Indian user's perspective (using JAWS/NVDA
> testing to fine-tune the
> user's experience).
>
> If all is well, then the forum can start utilising this wealth of
> information right away - if not, then I'm sure that Srinivasu's report on
> tweaks to make it perfect for a VI user experience would be enough to
> convince the folks at mail-archive.com to make the necessary changes....in
> fact, am confident in can happen very quickly online!
>
> 2. There are only a few months left before the CAT and other similar exams -
> why not extend this testing to those websites too, so we can try to effect
> change in those areas too? We have nothing to lose - worst case scenario, we
> can at least bring out a guide on shortcuts at the online exam experience
> for future candidates reassurance ;-)
>
> What do you think?
>
> Vaishnavi
>

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