Re: [WSG] Target sued over non-accessible site

2006-02-10 Thread Laura
In the store itself they wouldn't see any better but would still pick out shirts, pants, etc. It is the alt tags that make the difference for their software to read a site. Without the alt tags the software doesn't tell them if it's a shirt or a wheelbarrow. LauraOn 2/9/06, Leslie Riggs [EMAIL

[WSG] Re: Accessibility: Accesskeys

2004-03-12 Thread Laura Carlson
I have collected some information about Accesskeys, thought I share. Here are some more: http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/accessibility#accesskey ___ Laura L. Carlson Information Technology Systems and Services University of Minnesota Duluth Duluth, MN 55812

Re: [WSG] Color Blindnesss

2004-03-24 Thread Laura Carlson
or test the color schemes - though not as useful as the site reader. These might be helpful: http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/tools#color http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/color Laura ___ Laura L. Carlson Information Technology Systems and Services University of Minnesota

RE: [WSG] access keys and tab index

2004-07-28 Thread Laura Carlson
Accesskeys by Dave Shea. http://www.mezzoblue.com/archives/2003/12/29/i_do_not_use/index.php Laura ___ Laura L. Carlson Information Technology Systems and Services University of Minnesota Duluth Duluth, MN 55812-3009 http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/webdesign

Re: [WSG] .pdf files

2004-08-30 Thread Laura Carlson
Design Reference Site: http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/accessibility#plugins Laura ___ Laura L. Carlson Information Technology Systems and Services University of Minnesota Duluth Duluth, MN 55812-3009 http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/webdesign

RE: [WSG] accessible audio-visual content

2004-09-09 Thread Laura Carlson
You may find some of this information helpful: http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/accessibility#multimedia Laura ___ Laura L. Carlson Information Technology Systems and Services University of Minnesota Duluth Duluth, MN 55812-3009 http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/webdesign

Re: [WSG] best way to format Skip Nav link

2004-10-03 Thread Laura Carlson
Some skip nav information that may be useful to you is listed at: http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/navigation#skiplinks Laura ___ Laura L. Carlson Information Technology Systems and Services University of Minnesota Duluth Duluth, MN 55812-3009 http://www.d.umn.edu

Re: [WSG] thoughts of external links in new window?

2004-10-06 Thread Laura Carlson
warning the user with a clear indication that the page will open in a different window. Also it is a good idea to provide a title attribute with a description indicating that the link opens a new window. Some references: http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/usability#popups Laura

Re: [WSG] Solutions for testing in speech/text readers

2004-10-23 Thread Laura Carlson
fyi... Mac OS 10.4 Tiger, the next release of Apple's operating system, will have VoiceOver, a full-featured screen reader. More info: http://www.apple.com/ca/macosx/tiger/voiceover.html ___ Laura L. Carlson Information Technology Systems and Services

Re: [WSG] Colour Scheme aids

2004-11-05 Thread Laura Carlson
Some color tools are listed at: http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/tools#color The following might also be useful... Color Information: http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/color Color Books: http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/books#color Laura ___ Laura L. Carlson Information

[WSG] Re: Flyout menu questions

2004-11-08 Thread Laura Carlson
Some references: http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/navigation#menus Laura ___ Laura L. Carlson Information Technology Systems and Services University of Minnesota Duluth Duluth, MN, U.S.A. 55812-3009 http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/webdesign

Re: [WSG] Superior Tutorials

2004-11-24 Thread Laura Carlson
Does anyone know of any superior tutorial sites for CSS. You might want to try the list at: http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/css Laura ___ Laura L. Carlson Information Technology Systems and Services University of Minnesota Duluth Duluth, MN, U.S.A. 55812-3009 http

Re: [WSG] Learning to design Accessibility

2004-11-25 Thread Laura Carlson
Is there a resource that's available that is able to fill the gaps in my knowledge regarding accessibility? You might want to try: http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/accessibility Laura ___ Laura L. Carlson Information Technology Systems and Services University

[WSG] Re: Standard for text email newsletters

2004-12-08 Thread Laura Carlson
I haven't received any negative feedback. Web designers and developers are invited to join the webdev listserv and receive the Web Design Update. For information on how to subscribe visit: http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/webdevlist Laura ___ Laura L. Carlson

Re: [WSG] background loading issue

2004-12-16 Thread Laura Gugliermetti
Hi, For this kind of images jpg works a lot better (keeping that kind of photographic detail). I used fireworks keeping a good quality and the file is 50kb. I can send the file if you want. bye Laura On Thu, 16 Dec 2004 13:19:48 -0600, Charles Martin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Chris Kennon

Re: [WSG] name that font

2005-02-23 Thread Laura Gugliermetti
hi, looks like Lainie Day SH http://www.dafont.com/font.php?file=lainie_daytext=Imaging bye Laura On Wed, 23 Feb 2005 11:56:44 -0500, David Laakso [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 23 Feb 2005 09:09:30 -0600, Carmelyne Thompson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am not very font savvy but does

[WSG] Re: looking for an accessibility reference on why text-only is bad

2005-06-30 Thread Laura Carlson
Does anyone know of a good online article/resource to help me out? I have some text-only refs linked at: http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/accessibility#textonly Laura ___ Laura L. Carlson Information Technology Systems and Services University of Minnesota

[WSG] Re: looking for an accessibility reference on why text-only is bad

2005-07-10 Thread Laura Carlson
Does anyone know of a good online article/resource to help me out? I have some text-only refs linked at: http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/accessibility#textonly Laura ___ Laura L. Carlson Information Technology Systems and Services University of Minnesota

Re: [WSG] HR - Presentation or Structure?

2005-07-12 Thread Laura Carlson
access to websites. The goal should be to design in a way that includes everyone-that's the power of the web. Laura ___ Laura L. Carlson Information Technology Systems and Services University of Minnesota Duluth Duluth, MN, U.S.A. 55812-3009 http

Re: [WSG] HR - Presentation or Structure?

2005-07-12 Thread Laura Carlson
. A complete focus on the user (all users) stems from an understanding of why people are coming to your web site: Information. Accessibility is the effort toward providing equal access to the information to all-regardless of the methods they use to access it. Laura [1] http://www.w3.org/TR

Re: [WSG] HR - Presentation or Structure?

2005-07-12 Thread Laura Carlson
an image - the image - in the mind's eye, an analogy that holds true even for the totally blind. Laura [1] Clark, Joe. Building Accessible Websites, New Riders Publishing, 2002. ___ Laura L. Carlson Information Technology Systems and Services University

Re: [WSG] Click here--reference

2005-09-21 Thread Laura Carlson
Does anyone know a rule I can point to (and send my client to read) re accessibility and click here? Some References: http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/navigation#clickhere Laura ___ Laura L. Carlson Information Technology Systems and Services University

[WSG] Re: Complex form - markup help?

2005-10-21 Thread Laura Carlson
://www.d.umn.edu/goto/css#forms Forms Accessibility http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/accessibility#forms Forms Usability http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/usability#forms Laura [1] http://www.themaninblue.com/writing/perspective/2004/03/24/ [2] http://simplyaccessible.org

[WSG] Re: University textbook or other resources?

2005-11-25 Thread Laura Carlson
] as well as online resources (accessibility, CSS, usability, web standards, and many related topics are covered). You might also find the Web Design Update Newsletter [4] helpful. It is a plain text email digest that typically goes out once a week as an adjunct to the site. All the Best, Laura

[WSG] Re: Setting Up Font Sizes

2005-12-21 Thread Laura Carlson
and 'small print' are also appropriate for smaller font sizes. But main content in small text? I wouldn't advise it. Laura ___ Laura L. Carlson Information Technology Systems and Services University of Minnesota Duluth Duluth, MN 55812-3009 http

[WSG] Will HTML5 be a purely presentational language?

2007-04-27 Thread Laura Carlson
opinion known in the HTML working group. The official instructions for joining the HTML Working Group are at: http://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/40318/instructions Ian Hickson has some clearer instructions at: http://ln.hixie.ch/?start=1173385976count=1 Laura [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public

[WSG] HTML5 fiist working draft

2008-01-22 Thread Laura Carlson
://www.w3.org/TR/html5-diff/ The comments archive is at: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-comments/ Best Regards, Laura ___ Laura L. Carlson Information Technology Systems and Services University of Minnesota Duluth Duluth, MN U.S.A. 55812

[WSG] Re: ARIA

2008-08-10 Thread Laura Carlson
/ Best Regards, Laura ___ Laura L. Carlson Information Technology Systems and Services University of Minnesota Duluth Duluth, MN U.S.A. 55812-3009 http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/webdesign/ *** List

[WSG] Re: ARIA

2008-08-10 Thread Laura Carlson
progressive enhancement means that you start just assuming that scripting is not available and add. It is geared towards the lowest common denominator. Best Regards, Laura ___ Laura L. Carlson Information Technology Systems and Services University of Minnesota

[WSG] Alt Atrribute Survey via Twitter

2009-01-25 Thread Laura Carlson
and would like to respond please use the hashtag #althtml5 . http://twitter.com/gezlemon/status/1139666244 Background info: http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/IssueAltAttribute Realtime comments: http://search.twitter.com/search?q=althtml5 Best Regards, Laura

[WSG] Invitation: Turn Government Web Data into Action

2009-04-26 Thread Laura Skelley
, Webtrends. 11:00am - 12:00pm Case studies 12:00pm - 12:15pm QA with all speakers Followed by lunch and networking. Laura Skelley Group Account Director Max Australia 261 Pacific Hwy NORTH SYDNEY NSW 2060 Tel: + 61 2 9954 3492 Mobile: +61 418 604 451 Fax: + 61 2 9954 3687

[WSG] Out of Office AutoReply: WSG Digest

2009-05-15 Thread Laura Skelley
Thanks for your email. I'm currently out of the office travelling overseas. I will be unavailable from 12pm on Friday 15 May until Monday 18th. From Monday 18 May until 22 May I will be working from California, please be aware of the time difference when awaiting a response. I will then

[WSG] Out of Office AutoReply: WSG Digest

2009-10-07 Thread Laura Skelley
Thanks for your email. I will be out of the office on7 October with no access to email. If the matter is urgent please contact Max Australia on 02 9954 3492. Otherwise, I will respond to your email when I return on Thursday, 8 October.

[WSG] Out of Office AutoReply: WSG Digest

2009-12-21 Thread Laura Skelley
Thanks for your email. I will be out of the office from 22 December until 4 January and only checking email occasionally. If the matter is urgent please contact me on my mobile, 0418 604 451. Otherwise, I will respond to your email when I return on Monday, 4 January.

[WSG] Out of Office AutoReply: WSG Digest

2010-04-24 Thread Laura Skelley
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[WSG] Out of Office AutoReply: WSG Digest

2010-07-14 Thread Laura Skelley
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[WSG] Out of Office AutoReply: WSG Digest

2010-08-13 Thread Laura Skelley
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[WSG] longdesc use case examples in the wild

2010-08-27 Thread Laura Carlson
or input would be appreciated. Thanks, Laura [1] HTML5 Working Group Decision on ISSUE-30 longdesc By Sam Ruby, Maciej Stachowiak, and Paul Cotton http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2010Aug/att-0112/issue-30-decision.html [2] ISSUE-30: include a longdesc attribute for images - Straw

[WSG] Out of Office AutoReply: WSG Digest

2011-01-25 Thread Laura Skelley
Thanks for your email. I will be out of the office on Wednesday, 26 January for the Australia Day public holiday. For urgent enquiries please call my mobile on 0418 604 451. Otherwise I will respond to your email upon my return. Thank You