[WSG] AUTO: Michelle Phillips-Schork is out of the office. (returning 05/11/2009)

2009-11-01 Thread Michelle . Phillips-Schork
I am out of the office until 05/11/2009. I will respond to your message when I return. If you require immediate assistance with a web publishing task, please contact either Rachel Booth, Bonnie Mercer, Gary Hansen or Brett Ironmonger. Note: This is an automated response to your message Re:

[WSG] Re: WSG Digest

2009-11-01 Thread Ei Sabai Nyo
It looks like the Content-Type for the document is incorrect.  Currently, it is set to Content-Type: text/html; charset=iso-8859-1.  It should be text/xml or application/xml.  In PHP, you can use header to set content type of the document.  http://php.net/manual/en/function.header.php 

Re: [WSG] [OT] Google search/index/webmaster help

2009-11-01 Thread Philippe Wittenbergh
On Nov 2, 2009, at 6:58 AM, Adam Smith wrote: Swami; I'll hazard a guess here and assume you're using Firefox; and you've done what I did and gone tohttp://maps.unimelb.edu.au/sitemap.xml , seen a mass of test on screen Because that file is being served as 'text/html' instead of 'text/xml'

[WSG] Complex data tables, accessibility and XHTML Basic 1.1

2009-11-01 Thread Kat
Gday all, We're all agreed that tables should only be used for tabular data, and should be marked up properly for accessibility. *WCAG 1.0 and 2.0 links about table accessibility and specific markup* WCAG 1.0 Checkpoint 5.2 says For data tables that have two or more logical levels of row

Re: [WSG] [OT] Google search/index/webmaster help

2009-11-01 Thread Andrew Harris
Because that file is being served as 'text/html' instead of 'text/xml' as it should. That is server misconfiguration. I'm not surprised Googlebot doesn't pick it up. yes, quite right, unfortunately, I don't think I can get the CMS to serve it correctly as xml, however google digested it

Re: [WSG] Complex data tables, accessibility and XHTML Basic 1.1

2009-11-01 Thread Kat
Steve Green wrote: I am tempted to say that this is a moot point. In my experience complex data tables are inaccessible to screen reader users because they have great difficulty forming a mental model of them. Marking them up perfectly semantically doesn't help. If you use 'normal' means of

RE: [WSG] Complex data tables, accessibility and XHTML Basic 1.1

2009-11-01 Thread Steve Green
-Original Message- From: li...@webstandardsgroup.org [mailto:li...@webstandardsgroup.org] On Behalf Of Kat Sent: 02 November 2009 01:35 To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Subject: Re: [WSG] Complex data tables, accessibility and XHTML Basic 1.1 Steve Green wrote: I am tempted to say that

Re: [WSG] Complex data tables, accessibility and XHTML Basic 1.1

2009-11-01 Thread Nathanael Boehm
Hi Kat, That really depends - without user research it's hard to know what conclusions about the data are relevant and of interest to people consuming that data; plus if the purpose is for people to draw their own conclusions (hence why you're *providing *all that data) then it doesn't make sense

Re: [WSG] [OT] Google search/index/webmaster help

2009-11-01 Thread Andrew Harris
How I love this community! I haven't solved my problems yet, but based on the comments and ideas I've gathered in the past few days, the site has improved substantially. This latest comment from Philippe... On Mon, Nov 2, 2009 at 10:04 AM, Philippe Wittenbergh e...@l-c-n.com wrote: Because that

[WSG] Blog Launch: AGIMO Web Publishing Guide Review [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2009-11-01 Thread Grace, Gordon
(Posted on behalf of the AGIMO Web Publishing Guide Team) == As part of the ongoing review of the Australian Government Web Publishing Guide, the Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has recently launched their