[games_access] IGDA Accessibility SIG CD: html front-end?

Roome, Thomas C thomas.roome at student.utdallas.edu
Sun Aug 13 16:23:47 EDT 2006


Did I miss something?  What does the cd cover?  
 
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Sent: Sun 8/13/2006 2:36 PM
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Subject: Re: [games_access] IGDA Accessibility SIG CD: html front-end?



Yes, the CD actually hasn't got a front-end. But that's maybe also
Jonathan's point, or not? I kinda agree with Reid here...

----- Original Message -----
From: "Reid Kimball" <rkimball at gmail.com>
To: "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List" <games_access at igda.org>
Sent: Sunday, August 13, 2006 7:53 PM
Subject: Re: [games_access] IGDA Accessibility SIG CD: html front-end?


> Are you talking about the "Game Not Over" handout CD that we brought
> to our GDC '06 tutorial? If so, I think it's fine the way it is
> because it relys on the operating system to be accessible and making a
> webpage will only complicate things. The CD is just a collection of
> folders and files and depends on the users OS to make them accessible.
> Anyone with a disability that uses a computer has obviously overcome
> that accessibility barrier, or else they wouldn't be using a computer
> at all.
>
> -Reid
>
> On 8/13/06, Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd at btinternet.com> wrote:
>> IGDA Accessibility SIG CD: html front-end?
>>
>> I've just got around to reviewing the SIG CD for 2006 and whilst
>> there are many resources present the interface is far less than
>> accessible.
>>
>> I'd like to propose that we create an accessible html front end for
>> the next cd, unless others have another concept...
>>
>> this could warrant a little further development at this stage.
>>
>> cheers
>>
>> Jonathan Chetwynd
>>
>> I also enjoyed Brighton, though I would have been even happier if
>> people had kept to time.
>> It makes a huge difference when one has met, however briefly.
>>
>>
>>
>>
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