Issue 123029

Summary: Outdated links on UI Project's accessibility page
Product: Infrastructure Reporter: Christophe Strobbe <strobbe>
Component: Website general issuesAssignee: AOO issues mailing list <issues>
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Priority: P3 CC: issues
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Description Christophe Strobbe 2013-08-13 19:24:58 UTC
On the page the following links are outdated:
* Java Accessibility ( new URL =
* Gnome accessibility project ( new URL =
* List of legal issues in different countries from the Gnome Accessibility Project ( now at though possibly outdated
* The Section 508 link is still valid, but there is an entire site for this at 
* Guidlines for writing accessible documents: refers to WCAG 2.0, which is not ideal. Please refer to, which provides techniques for several office suites.
* The IBM link ( is now
* Bobby ceased to exist many years ago. For evaluating the accessibility of web content, consider WebAIM's WAVE ( and the list of evaluation tools at For checking documents in Writer, check
Comment 1 Rob Weir 2013-09-11 20:15:29 UTC
The source file for this page is here:

If you can edit that page and attach the updated version (or a patch) we can apply it.
Comment 2 Christophe Strobbe 2013-09-16 16:40:18 UTC
Created attachment 81556 [details]
Patch and updated HTML file

The attached ZIP file contains the updated HTML file and a patch.