[wp-hackers] Request for new mailing list wp-accessibility

Lynne Pope lynne.pope at gmail.com
Fri Aug 7 00:57:20 UTC 2009

2009/8/7 Peter Westwood <peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk>

> On 3 May 2009, at 09:02, Lynne Pope wrote:
>  This is a request for a new mailing list please.
>> To date, anyone raising accessibility issues and proposing fixes is doing
>> so
>> either on wp-hackers, wp-testers, on the forums or in responses to
>> surveys.
>> Accessibility is an aspect of WP development that would benefit from an
>> informal "working group" and having its own mailing list would enable
>> those
>> of us who know ATAG, WCAG and the other accessibility guidelines well, and
>> how to implement them, to bring forward issues and reach agreement on the
>> most appropriate fixes.
>> There are a number of people outside of wp-hackers who are interested in
>> seeing WordPress become accessible and having a mailing list may encourage
>> these people to contribute.
>> Getting all accessibility issues into one place would be a great step
>> forward on its own. Too much inaccurate advice is being given elsewhere,
>> including on the tracker, and this creates the risk that the core team can
>> end up wasting time on code that they think will aid accessibility, but
>> which does not - thereby compounding the problems.
>> I hope you will view this request favourably and set up a new
>> wp-accessibility mailing list.
>> Apologies if this is not the right place to ask - I couldn't see where
>> else
>> I should direct this request.
> This is/was a really good idea.
> And now we have working mailing list admin again we now have the list
> created.
> So please come and join the party.
> http://lists.automattic.com/mailman/listinfo/wp-accessibility


Signed up!


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