[Koha] Koha and 508 Compliant
gsl at rhcl.org
Thu May 28 04:04:32 NZST 2009
Has anybody tried reading a Koha page with the Fire Vox screen reader plugin for Firefox? We have played with Fire Vox here at our library, and found it "mostly functional". The default voice is "OK" and understandable with careful listening, but the commercial voices you can purchase are much, much better.
Rolling Hills Consolidated Library
1912 N. Belt Highway
St. Joseph, MO 64506
----- Original Message -----
From: "Sébastien Hinderer" <Sebastien.Hinderer at snv.jussieu.fr>
To: koha at lists.katipo.co.nz
Sent: Wednesday, May 27, 2009 10:09:39 AM GMT -06:00 US/Canada Central
Subject: Re: [Koha] Koha and 508 Compliant
> I haven't done a detailed examination of it, but my quick answer is
> "not particularly." In a lot of ways, it will be, since it's a
> pretty-straightforward sort of thing, but that is probably as much
> good luck as deliberate design. I don't think there would be any
> *major* restructuring needed to get it there, just lots and *lots* of
> finicky little details.
I am a blind user and I worked with Koha's intranet interface.
I don't know precisely what section 508 says about web accessibility,
(and has no alternative for those browsers that do not support
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