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Why Section 508 Needs PDF/UA

February 8, 2019 0

The following article was presented as Duff’s 2nd round of testimony to the US Access Board on the NPRM for Section 508 released February 18, 2015. The Remarks are in addition to my previous testimony…

The PDF/UA Technical Implementation Guide Arriveth

March 5, 2013 0

ISO 14289 (PDF/UA) was published in the late summer of 2012. At a mere sixteen pages, the International Standard for accessible PDF technology does not, by itself, provide all the information necessary for developers to create software for accessible PDF! PDF/UA merely specifies, in software development terms, the means of using PDF technology to produce… Read more

Once Again with Heading Levels

January 30, 2013 0

Last December, PWS posted an article in defense of skipping heading levels (e.g., from H2 to H5) in the accessibility context. You could skip straight to my detailed response, or read this post first; it’s more-or-less by way of a summary. It’s sometimes more accessible to skip heading levels, PWS writes, and five examples are offered to… Read more