Proposal for "AChecker"

» Metadata » Status
  • Category: Web Services
  • Proposer: datatoi 
  • License: BSD Style
  • Status: Proposed
» Description
This package provides an object oriented interface to the API of the AChecker service ( With this package you can connect to a running instance of the validator and retrieve the validation results (true|false) as well as the errors and problems for a web page.

AChecker supports checking against following accessability guidelines:
  1. Barrierefreie Informationstechnik-Verordnung (German standard)
  2. Section 508 of the Workforce Rehabilitation Act (USA standard)
  3. Stanca Act (Italian accessibility law)
  4. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)

Package is heavily based on W3C Validator packages.
» Dependencies » Links
  • HTTP_Request2
» Timeline » Changelog
  • First Draft: 2011-02-27
  • Proposal: 2011-02-27