By Carlos Cámara on 2020-09-02 14:15 in Joomla Accessibility Team

Date: August 26

Atendeess: Carlos Cámara (Team Leader), Armen Mnatsian (Contributor), Carlos Cámara (Team Leader), Christiane Maier-Stadtherr (Contributor), Vito Disimino (Contributor), Hans Kuijpers (Member), Donato Matturro (Member)

Apologies: Davide Messia (Assistant Team Leader), Stefan Wajda (Member), Luca Marzo (OSM Secretary), Justyna Michallek (Member), Marco Dings (Department coordinator), Vito Disimino (Contributor)


Team cleaning tasks

All members were reminded to renew their consent at the identity portal to be shown in the volunteers portal.

We welcomed Hans Kuijpers as new team member after a couple of months of great contributions to the team

JAT magazine articles

Last month Donato and Vito wrote a great article about accessible resources for J3 and they are working on a new article about A11y for next magazine issue. Since the magazine reboot we have been publishing one article per month and we are committed to keep speaking out and loud about A11y.

A11y status of the new Media Manager

After a request by Benjamin Trenkle, we have checked the status of the new Media Manager. Most of the issues regarding A11y opened last year are closed but we need to do more tests to be sure the final result complies WCAG 2.1 AA.

Armen offered to team up with Hans and try to raise some issues for the Media Manager.

Lack of testers

Currently we lack from testers and we are exploring how to get more high level a11y testers to help us.

Liaison for Cassiopeia unofficial working group

Christianne and Hans are involved in the new unofficial Cassiopeia working group. They will liaison with the A11y and help them regarding A11y.

A11y issues of Workflow component

Christianne mentioned there were some issues with the a11y of the new Workflow component but nobody worked on fixing them. We need to work on this and give it more visibility to the issue to get it fixed.