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Denise ([staff profile] denise) wrote in [site community profile] dw_news 2012-03-17 07:29 am (UTC)

Our commitment to accessibility improvements is one of the things I'm most proud about DW for doing -- I think we're one of the only non-disability-specific sites out there to have a whole project team ([site community profile] dw_accessibility) devoted to accessibility work, and we have at least two developers who concentrate nearly entirely on accessibility work. (Hopefully as we're able to grow and hire more people we'll even have a full-time staff member devoted to frontend accessibility programming.) It's not always easy, but it's definitely the right thing to do, and I'm hoping that our accessibility commitment will spread out to more open source software projects -- I was actually going to give a talk on "easy ways to make your project more accessible" at an open source conference last year, but had to cancel due to my own disability-related stuff, alas. But with luck we will be able to spread the best practices further!

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