Against Common Sense

Go, John, Go! re: http://john.foliot.ca/talismans-active-listening-and-a-half-time-show/ John, you are making great progress, keep up the good work! I’m providing leadership for a large university Web effort. I just can’t imagine putting HTML5 before our people and stating that alt is optional and summary is obsolete (no one will even see conformant; they’ll stop at obsolete). It… Continue Reading Against Common Sense

XHTML vs. HTML 5 vs. Accessibility

From the W3C news archive for 2 July 2009: XHTML 2 Working Group Expected to Stop Work End of 2009, W3C to Increase Resources on HTML 5 2009-07-02: Today the Director announces that when the XHTML 2 Working Group charter expires as scheduled at the end of 2009, the charter will not be renewed. By… Continue Reading XHTML vs. HTML 5 vs. Accessibility

“Wave” Social Networking and Enhanced Open Platform APIs Included with New Blackbaud NetCommunity Release

From PR Web Documentation and code samples available on Blackbaud Labs site to support developers Charleston, SC (Vocus) July 31, 2008 — Blackbaud, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB), today unveiled a new release of Blackbaud® NetCommunity™ that includes major enhancements in both function and features. From improved site design features to enhanced web accessibility and a native… Continue Reading “Wave” Social Networking and Enhanced Open Platform APIs Included with New Blackbaud NetCommunity Release

David A. Paterson, New York Governor, Accessibilista?

According to the following NY Times Article: “A Blind Governor Adjusts, and So Does Albany” “Although Mr. Paterson often says he does not want people to go out of their way for him, he says society should recognize that he and other blind people cannot do everything on their own. As one of his first… Continue Reading David A. Paterson, New York Governor, Accessibilista?

TinyURL Made my Site [Valid]

So there I was, one more time validating our main page at work, expecting it to pass W3C HTML validation. I ran Validate HTML under Tools in Chris Pederick’s Web Developer’s Toolbar and the page failed. We run validation frequently on that page, and it was passing almost all the time. So what was up?… Continue Reading TinyURL Made my Site [Valid]