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Eric Eggert @yatil Essen-Kettwig, Germany

Accessibility Advocate. https://t.co/Gh6RvKa2EP https://t.co/orD0ZysUL6 With: @Knowbility Formerly: @w3c_wai Views are my own. https://t.co/3sXd2jpbyf Ⓥ he/him/his

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Joined Twitter 3/14/07


@merylkevans No need for a mic, it’s all in software. @merylkevans On Mac Zoom reroutes what is played from the computer and reroutes that to the people on the call. Wor… https://t.co/YNREAmwzTY @merylkevans What software are you using? In zoom you need to check “use computer audio” to pipe your audio to the… https://t.co/nUQclaMExPAnd for those who have checked yes, what’s the SC you would cite and why.Honestly, yes and no. I would not think that everyone who wants to work in accessibility has all the knowledge to m… https://t.co/GdYfTR0XFD @karlgroves @hdv I used that during @wilcofiers and my CSUN presentations/game-shows. That was fun! (Also ridiculous!)<button aria-level="2">Action</button> Does it fail WCAG? Discuss/Fight! @hdv Get a soundboard, or a software soundboard¹, and play applause after it. You can also use it to play laughter… https://t.co/iX3pWCEj5LBreaking news out of @GA_Conf, courtesy of @TisserandDavid! YouTube just added the ability to add multiple audio tr… https://t.co/O4PvgV8Lma
Retweeted by Eric EggertA WCAG Overview - Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 and 2.0 Explained (Video) https://t.co/R5BHpyyijb by @yatil #wcag #a11y
Retweeted by Eric Eggert @CerovacBogdan I don’t know. There are a lot of open issues and pull requests, and I hope @w3c_wai gets to update i… https://t.co/gvsEU5RxWbwaaaaaaaaaat https://t.co/ZeHNxk8LsR
Retweeted by Eric Eggert#Remote #PublicSpeaking "Speaking, remotely" I agree with @beep here, preparing a remote talk requires the same amo… https://t.co/e4FOpZyKzl
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9/30
2020
@stommepoes @ZoeBijl @nattarnoff @cookiecrook Then you go to the top of the page. And yes, you also can tab to the… https://t.co/lC9lh4EOLz @ZoeBijl For visibility: https://t.co/T8AeZlX8LH @stommepoes @ZoeBijl @nattarnoff @cookiecrook If you have text selected in the location bar in Safari, you can pres… https://t.co/KSGEbDcnRYWhile doing an accessibility test, I came across a pair of Yes/No radio buttons that would announce "yes, yes, yes,… https://t.co/F5HzwaIsgl
Retweeted by Eric Eggert @heinz @hofaj „Demonstrieren, aber bitte nur wenn es niemand mitbekommt“ ist auch so eine Meinung auf die man verzichten kann…How ARIA fits in the Layers of Accessibility Technologies https://t.co/BWaIerKnhF by @yatil #aria #a11y #webdev
Retweeted by Eric EggertDifferent wallpapers on each page of the Home Screen. Apple, are you listening? https://t.co/fJaf8bBtWu
Retweeted by Eric Eggert @nice2meatu @SaraSoueidan You’ll be alright :-D @Maggysche 😍 @tcaspers At least “steradians”, whatever that is to ordinary people, is defined…“the combined area of flashes occurring concurrently occupies no more than a total of .006 steradians within any 10… https://t.co/0pNtmxhIxrI’ve sorted “The Organised Writer” into my bookshelf 😃 Looking forward to reading it! Now I just need that “The Or… https://t.co/t0ZYkPjb4G @polarbirke I’m located in Germany and cannot :-) (It might have to do something with Deutsche Telekom… 🤷‍♂️ Karl knows about it.)A must read! (If you’re in Germany or somewhere else where Tenon/Karl’s blog does not work, here’s a copy on the w… https://t.co/IhpDZHBPcH @karlgroves I think it is often a “we make a difference for people with disabilities, so even if we support (or not… https://t.co/b4uOAw6xIL
9/29
2020
OMG I FORGOT THIS IS A THING THAT HAPPENED https://t.co/WmsLl86oA6
Retweeted by Eric Eggert @mdubbelm *hugs*There are a lot of job titles out there for people who have their expertise in HTML & CSS. But they have something… https://t.co/3A02Bqzdgz
Retweeted by Eric EggertAccessibility friends and their employers, please help our small non-profit community program out which has gotten… https://t.co/vGuLAUKYDr
Retweeted by Eric Eggert @a11y_mmo No alternative text on those images?Today I published my new video about ARIA and the other layers of accessibility technologies:… https://t.co/TnttKiVde4 @Lady_Ada_King @matatk @stevefaulkner In a role="menu" you would only have menuitems (role="menuitem" and related r… https://t.co/YvhQMowBVU @polarbirke @nice2meatu If you enable high contrast mode, the button to enable the “accessibility” menu moves down… https://t.co/iuFvBDn6Hg @Lady_Ada_King @matatk @stevefaulkner Do the actions in the menu work without JavaScript? If not, I would suggest t… https://t.co/hHurktuUcB @Lady_Ada_King @matatk Ah, yeah, then you want role="menu" :-) @ninjanails That’s knit bad for the first project. 🥁 (I see myself out!) @Lady_Ada_King @matatk Then it should have a role="menu". (But I wonder if that is not overkill. I personally woul… https://t.co/qD3m5U40MX @Lady_Ada_King @matatk Do you plan to use menu keyboard shortcuts to make it work like a menu or just tab navigatio… https://t.co/sLhXrXSJvzNew Video is up! Today I published my new video about ARIA and the other layers of accessibility technologies:… https://t.co/RHqe0bVFnrGermany now has its own AccessiBe, called “DIGIaccess” and it also DOES NOT WORK. *sigh*50 minutes until the next video! Subscribe at https://t.co/RF7WfQtx4y so you don’t miss it. I hope it’s good! @kosmar Klingt aber als ob es bald ankommt, wenn man diesem Kommentar im offiziellen Webkit-Bugtracker glauben darf: https://t.co/KguLfhWyWW @kosmar Gap ist noch nichtmal fertig spezifiziert für Flexbox. Die anderen sind da vorgeprescht. (Aber ja, nützlich… https://t.co/64fcKfrQHy @mrssoup Those AR glasses can’t come soon enough! 😉
9/28
2020
@mrssoup Did it work?? 🤣 @merylkevans @AppleSupport I get one tap on my wrist once the watch recognizes that I wash my hands and two once it… https://t.co/rE9wzFwW0Z @Maggysche Never. The one time per week grocery outing is now a sacred ritual in this household. Including the celebratory mask selection. 😄 @JoeHughesDev @tannerdolby The thing is that if it was broken for more people than “just the disabled people”, deve… https://t.co/zJyy1HmuS2 @JoeHughesDev @tannerdolby The attribute signals if it is content = Alt text is present. If it is empty, it is deco… https://t.co/3Q8EuVLEWf @JoeHughesDev @tannerdolby It is in practice. When you have no alt attribute specified, browsers and assistive tech… https://t.co/cZkGOvDvV1-Disabled people standing at RNC -trumps photo op with fake preexisting conditions executive order photo op. -… https://t.co/aFuLuGRSOy
Retweeted by Eric EggertWriting a video script and listening to @segunakinola’s Season 12 Doctor Who score, which is incredible. I love thi… https://t.co/evV6WjGdUp @DerGraslutscher Das gleiche in @Essen_Ruhr. 🤬
9/27
2020
“My mindset has shifted from ‘this is an annoying legal hygiene factor, we have to have on the website’ to ’we shou… https://t.co/VC5eBZFwMy @Leanfacilitator @elsomat Right, claiming that climate change doesn’t exist or COVID is a “plandemic” (WTF?) and ju… https://t.co/aySuZIDwZL @Leanfacilitator @elsomat So, you might want to re-read your timeline again, there’s a lot of bullshit to detect. B… https://t.co/fh3SOw0VgP @Leanfacilitator @elsomat She asked specifically for women because non of the other authors presented non-male. An… https://t.co/rFjCv465Ep @Leanfacilitator @elsomat In a world that is not neutral, “defending neutrality” is perpetuating the status quo. (… https://t.co/0lfVYIrbwbW3C’s web site vendor (Studio24) dropped WordPress from consideration: https://t.co/QGDmsQ9z9d WPTavern took issue… https://t.co/sK0MVAuQT3
Retweeted by Eric EggertI DO NOT CARE WHAT THE POLLS SAY. VOTE LIKE DONALD TRUMP IS UP BY 20 IN EVERY DAMN STATE. BRING A SNACK AND A FOLDI… https://t.co/h3MD0WSree
Retweeted by Eric Eggert“W3C Is Prioritizing Accessibility Over Its Open Source Licensing Preferences”. Why is that a bad thing again?: https://t.co/es0vFXxnwU
Retweeted by Eric EggertDid you know you can add opacity to a background image without an overlay and without impacting the opacity of the… https://t.co/VbmCgWftUE
Retweeted by Eric EggertSwiss friends: vote against this trash law with me. Wolves are essential. They deserve our protection. https://t.co/YSBkE5jw1s
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9/26
2020
@TatianaTMac I had number (1) just today. 30 minutes try to fix a bug. 10 seconds to actually, really read the err… https://t.co/CtKJEj9sOz @mrssoup That’s an adorable character!Web historians out there, what was the first web browser to implement a distinct color for visited links?
Retweeted by Eric EggertHm. Last time I looked, Europe existed, covered pre-existing conditions and had lower healthcare cost for everybody… https://t.co/xfzNerz21N @steven_aquino LOL, he knows that Europe exists, right? @MSFTEnable It’s not an accessibility issue. @stevefaulkner #ariaSerious @devoutpotato @viticci Reference acknowledged. @cymbrygirl @LaurenWithCats You’re not wrong, but in my (limited) experience with policy makers and standards maker… https://t.co/JWCzhV8d5E @adambsilver @ohyaynj It should probably be labeled “Quick Checkout” or something :-) @adambsilver @ohyaynj I think there is a European Union law that outlaws one click purchases, at least in Germany y… https://t.co/IWh3ZqBujv @FriendlyAshley @rmondello Same here. People with preexisting conditions (including me), so safety first.
9/25
2020
Accessibility friends and their employers, please help our small non-profit community program out which has gotten… https://t.co/vGuLAUKYDrTRUMP: "I've decided to eat babies." PEOPLE: "He can't eat babies, that's super illegal." TRUMP, on TV, eating ba… https://t.co/xTEkEHsPEw
Retweeted by Eric Eggert @FriendlyAshley I have recently sent out a 400+ page report. 🤷‍♂️ @FriendlyAshley Happens with documents as short as 100 pages… 🙁Can I somehow force Microsoft Word on Mac to force to load all pages of a document at once? It does some “lazy load… https://t.co/R7ddiqHEWXARIA is the precision screwdriver of accessibility. Don’t use it as a sledgehammer. #a11y #ariaSeriousSLOWLY: A Black woman was murdered and the only charge was for endangering white people.… https://t.co/3Fu5cIdQL8
Retweeted by Eric Eggert @LaurenWithCats Yeah. But 2.1 and 3 will coexist for some time as 2.1 is enshrined in legislation at this point. I… https://t.co/ICmZxdicDw @hdv @ericwbailey It’s always possible that I have just heard voices in my head… 🤫 @ericwbailey I have heard that @hdv is working on new UI for these techniques and understandings, and yes, I think… https://t.co/fehW2rnJyB @stripolias It’s probably the OS update that is draining your battery. There is a lot of reindexing going on for th… https://t.co/orWTmnUcFhI mean I find current advice that links to outdated versions of WCAG or techniques every day. With 3 introducing ne… https://t.co/Z7iLAdv2wQto convey the changes between the specs and the nuances between the rules. I see clients saying “Oh, we followed th… https://t.co/ehOGFgKfYuUh, I think I have changed my mind calling WCAG 3.0 “WCAG”. I used to think it was the right thing to do, now I’m n… https://t.co/jiP9wSUeKA @juliemoynat @vavroom @Spellacy tabindex is not an inheritable attribute. I guess there is some JavaScript shenanig… https://t.co/CwibkG6N0D
9/24
2020
@vavroom JavaScript back to top? @merylkevans Thanks for sharing it 😃 @andybudd It’s useful to have a “public” record for people, in case assignments change or people want to look up wh… https://t.co/fsketCmpi5 @andybudd There’s not a lot to share… we have #​proj-clientname channels for every client project. Every discussion… https://t.co/seb5neYtjeI understand #accessiBe has been spamming agencies (dev and design) on LinkedIn and through their contact forms to… https://t.co/zw9CJtc1iX
Retweeted by Eric Eggert @andybudd Open channels, but specific per project chat. So that people can tune in/out or lurk as they please. We h… https://t.co/A2Hidg3XQE @paciellogroup Thanks for sharing!
9/23
2020

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