Accessibility Conformance Test Rules Format 1.0 reaches Proposed Recommendation status
July 31, 2019 | Written by: Mary Jo Mueller
Categorized: Compliance | DevOps
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It’s a common question with accessibility verification and reporting. How did someone arrive at their test results? Are their results accurate, or are the issues being reported really not required by the accessibility standards? As a developer, it can be really frustrating when you’ve done the accessibility work and validated using robust automated tools and sound test methodologies only to be told that another test had different results. You’re left wondering, which test is right?
It would be nice if everyone involved in accessibility work could understand what steps a tester had taken and easily reproduce their test results, even if validating with a different tool or methodology. It might ease a developer’s workload to focus on fixing issues instead of struggling to understand or validate the test results.
The Accessibility Conformance Testing (ACT) Rules Format 1.0 was just published as a W3C Proposed [...]