[AI] FW: Revived Concern About Accessibility of TOI and NDTV oniOS

Amar Jain amarjain at amarjain.com
Mon May 7 21:38:28 EDT 2018


Very important it is to teach people on whom to approach, how to approach and what to propose which makes it a viable business case. Glad that you are taking it up.

Regards,
Amar Jain

Sent from my iPhone

> On 07-May-2018, at 2:38 PM, Srinivasu Chakravarthula <lists at srinivasu.org> wrote:
> 
> Amar,
> Fabulous advice. This has come right in time where would be discussing how
> we (people with disabilities) should approach towards reporting prblems
> related to accessibility later this week as part of Global Accessibility
> Awareness Day.
> 
> Cheers,
> Vasu
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Srinivasu Chakravarthula - Twitter: http://twitter.com/CSrinivasu/
> Website: http://www.srinivasu.org | http://serveominclusion.com
> 
> Let's create an inclusive web!
> 
> Lead Accessibility Consultant, Informatica
> 
> 
> On Sun, May 6, 2018 at 2:50 PM, Arijeet Patil <arijeetvinaypatil at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> Which app do you mean?
>> 
>> Sent from Mail for Windows 10
>> 
>> From: Krishna Bodawala
>> Sent: 06 May 2018 10:22
>> To: AccessIndia: a list for discussing accessibility and issues concerning
>> the disabled.
>> Subject: Re: [AI] FW: Revived Concern About Accessibility of TOI and NDTV
>> oniOS
>> 
>> i have wrote to them many a times in the app contact us secsion,
>> but never got any reply . do tell me if any any way i can contribute .
>> 
>>> On 5/5/18, Amar Jain <amarjain at amarjain.com> wrote:
>>> Hi Arijeet,
>>> 
>>> Please write to Satyam Gajwani who is or was at one point managing
>> director
>>> of Times Of India (forming part of Times Internet Limited). Copy me on
>> it.
>>> Also write to his wife Trishla.
>>> 
>>> If you can follow up and keep reminding me, then let’s do it together.
>> Try
>>> finding their email IDs through Google first (I have them, but I want
>> you to
>>> learn this).
>>> 
>>> Speak to me once before sending this, with a proposed draft of how you
>> want
>>> to convince them. My preference is that you use formal communication
>> skills
>>> unless you feel otherwise.
>>> 
>>> Copying aunty just to keep her informed of what we are going to do. Call
>> me
>>> if you face any difficulty in doing or thinking in right direction with
>> any
>>> of this.
>>> 
>>> Lots of love and regards,
>>> Amar Jain
>>> 
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> 
>>>> On 05-May-2018, at 12:16 AM, Arijeet Patil <arijeetvinaypatil at gmail.com
>>> 
>>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Sent from Mail for Windows 10
>>>> 
>>>> From: Arijeet Patil
>>>> Sent: 23 April 2018 15:34
>>>> To: ai at accessindia.inclusivehabitat.in
>>>> Subject: FW: Revived Concern About Accessibility of TOI and NDTV on iOS
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Arijeet Patil <Arijeetvinaypatil at gmail.com>
>>>> Sent: 17 April 2018 16:35
>>>> To: 'gatak singh' <gataksingh.gurudeva at gmail.com>
>>>> Subject: Revived Concern About Accessibility of TOI and NDTV on iOS
>>>> 
>>>> Dear friends,
>>>> Since this subject was last raised, I feel that TOI largely still
>> remains
>>>> inaccessible mostly in terms of navigation and article-reading, and that
>>>> NDTV may have returned to it's original inaccessible state.
>>>> I feel that it is important to prioritize on these issues otherwise we
>>>> will not be able to enjoy valuable news sources which our sited friends
>>>> out there can easily access, gaining awareness about the latest what's
>> ons
>>>> and thus making them even more conscious citizens.
>>>> #ToyDemandsJustice
>>>> #NDTVIsForAll
>>>> Would like to hear your valuable opinions and ideas and further extend
>>>> this discussion.
>>>> Best regards,
>>>> Arijeet.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: gatak singh <gataksingh.gurudeva at gmail.com>
>>>> Sent: 23 January 2018 12:09
>>>> To: Arijeet Patil <arijeetvinaypatil at gmail.com>
>>>> Subject: Re: [Ai] Regarding Possible Discontinuation of and Bugs onNVDA
>>>> and Inaccessibility of INDTV and partially IToi
>>>> 
>>>> I don't use ND tv app. however, republic TV app on android also has so
>>>> many accessibility issues.
>>>> 
>>>>> On 1/21/18, Arijeet Patil <arijeetvinaypatil at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> Dear all,
>>>>> 
>>>>> I would like to highlight and bring to your notice that the IOS
>>>>> version of NDTV is not great with respect to accessibility, with
>>>>> several unlabled buttons to be pressed leading up to the main news
>>>>> colum. I am aware that TOI is also partially inaccessible, though I
>>>>> don't think this is the case and would sincerely like an update from
>>>>> you. I hope that we will be able to reach out to the developers and
>>>>> get this sorted.
>>>>> 
>>>>> I would also want to raise the question of has NVDA been discontinued?
>>>>> There
>>>>> have been no updates in 3 months, and the latest version is giving
>>>>> bugs on my computers relating to Mathtype, where in the screenreader
>>>>> is not recognising that content at all and thus alt backslash-pressing
>>>>> and the accessibility of Mathtype are broken.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Are any of you facing these issues to?
>>>>> 
>>>>> Would gladly like to know.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Arijeet.
>>>>> 
>>>>> PS. I apologise for the last few lines of this Email being in
>>>>> subscript as I often press ctrl+equals by mistake when aiming to press
>>>>> ctrl+backspace to delete a word.
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