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Re: Request for a screenreader test


From: Dean Hamack
Date: Jan 22, 2009 9:00PM

Excellent. That's what I wanted to hear. That means developers can add all
those fancy characters with CSS, rather than including them in the code. But
as usual, the only problem is Internet Explorer.

On 1/22/09 5:58 PM, "Mackenzie, Hamish" < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Hi
> checked with Jaws 10 and all is good.
> Regs
> H
> -----Original Message-----
> [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Dean Hamack
> Sent: Friday, 23 January 2009 12:45 PM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List
> Subject: [WebAIM] Request for a screenreader test
> A while back, someone posted a link to an article called "The Sound of
> the Accessible Title Text Separator". That got me thinking how annoying
> it must be to have to listen to "right double angle bracket" and "left
> double angle bracket" over and over again.
> So I've created a test page that uses CSS to write the characters in. I
> know it won't work on Internet Explorer, but I'm wondering if someone
> who uses Firefox in conjunction with a screen reader can test this page
> out and see if the screenreader still announces the characters:
> http://bushidodesigns.net/test/sc.htm