[uf-discuss] In-the-wild datetimes for screenreader testing

Scott Reynen scott at randomchaos.com
Sun May 6 08:25:03 PDT 2007

On May 6, 2007, at 2:29 AM, bruce lawson wrote:

> I'm hoping to test some  date formats with screen-readers, but  
> notice that there aren't any "in the wild" URLs posted on the wiki  
> page http://microformats.org/wiki/assistive-technology-abbr-results
> I'm assuming from this absence that there aren't any examples "in  
> the wild", so propose testing  ad hoc examples.
> In order that the results aren't dismissed as invalid because  
> they're  specially created rather than "in the wild", I'd like to  
> canvas opinion on this plan - or put out another call for "in the  
> wild" URLs, please.

This confusion about what exactly requires real-world examples seems  
to come up a lot, so I've added a FAQ for this:


Summary: test "in the wild" dates with hypothetical markup alternatives.


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