Testimonials for mobileOK Basic Tests 1.0 Recommendation

These testimonials are in support of mobileOK Basic Tests 1.0 as a W3C Recommendation.

Deutsche Telekom AG

Deutsche Telekom AG welcomes the completion of mobileOK Basic Tests 1.0 as a W3C Recommendation. This milestone specification enables content producers everywhere to quickly run a series of tests against their content to see if the Best Practices are being followed. Due to the clear cut nature of the test results definitive statements can be made about how suitable the content is for display not only on desktops but also on mobile devices. Deutsche Telekom AG will continue to support this specification for the creation of mobileOK content.

— Kai-Dietrich Scheppe, Manager Portal Services, Deutsche Telekom AG, Products & Innovation


dotMobi welcomes the elevation of W3C mobileOK Basic Tests to W3C Recommendation. The mobileOK tests are a cornerstone of the testing provided by dotMobi's popular mobiReady.com report which helps developers to ensure that mobile Web sites work across the widest possible variety of handsets and operators.

— Trey Harvin, CEO, dotMobi

Fundación CTIC

CTIC (Information & Communication Technology Centre) is pleased with the unveiling of W3C mobileOK Basic Tests 1.0 as W3C Recommendation. This recomendation approaches us to the One Web goal and will become a starting point for mobile web validation tools. Based on this recommendation, CTIC expands its accessibility validator tool (TAW) with these tests to assure that analyzed web resources are supported by a broad family of devices, and to guarantee that t he site is usable not only by any user but also by any device. Besides this tool, Fundacion CTIC has a content adaptation tool (Merkur) and all the sites where this tool is being used will be tested using this recommendation, to assure the quality of the adaptation. CTIC is also participating in the open-source MyMobileWeb platform that allows developers to create context-aware mobile web applications.

— Carlos de la Fuente, Chief Technology Officer, Fundación CTIC


MobileAware strongly supports the W3C's latest Recommendation, the mobileOK Basic Tests 1.0. These tests, and the accompanying checker, will make it easier for Web developers to address the challenges presented by the growing mobile context. MobileAware will continue to offer solutions that make it easier to create mobile Web sites that meet the criteria established by this Recommendation.

— Todd Shingler, CEO, MobileAware

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