Web Mapping and Accessibility

Web mappers: what are you doing about accessibility?

Me? I'm using Plone for a solid start. Pleiades is using OpenLayers and Google Earth to visually display georeferenced content; neither of these are fully accessible. It's a hard problem, for sure. One of our technical observers is a CompSci specialist in accessible UIs. He sees the problem as rich and chewy, which means it won't be solved any time soon. Last time we met he had some interesting ideas, and I hope to be able to write about realizations of them next year. Pleiades' feed-based, "viewer"-independent, architecture should help.