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Accessibility for blind users (Bug #659)
One of clients did a very detailed analysis of the accessibility of ChiliProject. They identified a large number of barriers, which make working with ChiliProject very hard for blind users. This also means that a large number of governmental organization are not allowed to use ChiliProject by law.
We are currently working on a large number of fixes. We will continuouly provide these fixes for the most severe bugs until end of November. I think it is critical to keep the accessibility in mind, when we work on the UI (e.g. #263).
|related to Bug #667: Label all input field and control tags||Closed||2011-10-18|
|related to Bug #663: Add Alt-Tags to all images||Open||2011-10-17|
|related to Bug #664: Replace Background images that contain crucial informatio...||Open||2011-10-17|
I agree that it would be good to improve the accessibility but this request is too broad and vague. It would be best to create an issue for each accessibility issue as you fix them. That way each change can be reviewed on it's own merit and assigned to the current version at that time. Multiple similar changes can be grouped (e.g. several changes for the Gantt chart).
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- Status changed from Open to Declined
that is great news. Such an analysis is a very valuable thing. For most of us software developers who are lucky to have working hands and eyes it is very difficult to judge whether or not our programs are accessible. I actually believe that ChiliProject would indeed become more attractive for the public sector if it was more accessible. I am curious to see what changes will come in.
Have a nice weekend