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Re: ins and del

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From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
Date: Sep 20, 2008 7:40AM


Moore, Michael wrote:
> We want to identify an accessible method for indicating insertions and
> deletions within legal documents and policy documents that are
> undergoing revision. These documents are published in html.

How about pages for showing individual versions and diffs between
revisions, as with Wikipedia article history?

> The <ins> and <del> elements provide semantic support but JAWS ignores
> them.

JAWS ignores the elements themselves. However, it can be configured to
differentiate struckthrough and underlined text using Speech and Sounds
Manager. There's some discussion of this here:

http://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/?p=41

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Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis