[Accessibility] Re: [Accessibility-atspi] Re: a11y API/ABI Testing

David Bolter david.bolter at utoronto.ca
Thu Nov 15 11:47:39 PST 2007


Gregory,

Sounds good I'll do it sometime tonight or tomorrow.

cheers,
David
Gregory J. Rosmaita wrote:
> thank you george for your advice and suggestions -- i have tweaked the 
> page at:
>
> www.linux-foundation.org/en/Accessibility/ATK/AT-SPI/Reference/Tests
>
> to reflect the 3 categories you proposed -- for linking purposes, i 
> defined the following ID values for each category
>
> Interface Tests (id="interface")
> Object Tests (id="object")
> Attribute Tests (id="object")
>
> this can be kept as a single resource, or broken down further by 
> test type, but for the time being, i think there is utility in 
> having all the testing references in a single repository...
>
> i haven't unset the NOTOC setting that automates a table of contents
> from the page, and was thinking of simply adding a sentence to the 
> introductory material to the effect: "There are three categories of 
> tests: Interface Tests, Object Tests and Attribute Tests" (with the
> listed categories acting as hyperlinks to provide a jump-to mechanism
> for a user interested in a particular type of test.
>
> actually, there needs to be 4 categories -- the fourth being 
> "Uncategorized"
>
> david, shall i leave the actual categorization to you?  i think you 
> have well-developed ideas as to the shape the page should take, so 
> i'm more than willing to let you do the characterization and addition
> of suggested resources, if that is ok with you...
>
> thanks, gregory.
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> ---------- Original Message -----------
> From: George Kraft <gk4 at austin.ibm.com>
> To: David Bolter <david.bolter at utoronto.ca>
> Cc: "Gregory J. Rosmaita" <oedipus at hicom.net>, 
> accessibility at lists.freestandards.org, accessibility-atspi at lists.linux-
> foundation.org
> Sent: Thu, 15 Nov 2007 12:53:37 -0600
> Subject: Re: [Accessibility-atspi] Re: a11y API/ABI Testing
>
>   
>> On Thu, 2007-11-15 at 10:45 -0500, David Bolter wrote:
>>     
>>> George, I was thinking we might break out different sections but want 
>>> your expert opinion. I was thinking we could separate by the 'layer'
>>> or 'layers' that are tested. From API/ABI conformance to.... I'm not
>>> sure how far we go?  (Should dogtail and ldtp tools get mentioned here
>>> do you think?)
>>>       
>> For ATK accessibility testing I would create three categories:
>> Interfaces, Objects, and Attributes.
>>
>> http://library.gnome.org/devel/atk/unstable/
>>
>> http://live.gnome.org/GAP/AtkGuide#head-
>>     
> 4c296383976640eb4e340654ce9f2ef9f3b27721
>   
>> In addition to Dogtail and LDTP,  then you should mention 
>> Accerciser and Macaroon.
>>
>> http://live.gnome.org/Accerciser
>>
>> http://live.gnome.org/Orca/RegressionTesting#head-
>>     
> b1343702005feb50abc4a722c51e38f9a324a676
>   
>> -- 
>> George (gk4)
>>     
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