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Re: Screen reader spelling conventions

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From: ckrugman@sbcglobal.net
Date: Oct 22, 2009 2:15AM


As a screen reader user I think that this is a nonissue. AS in many cases
when it comes to conducting a search the accuracy of a search relies on the
user and not the screen reader. Just as any computer user learns how to
enter search terms it should be no different for screen reader users.
Chuck
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From: "Steven Henderson" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
To: "'WebAIM Discussion List'" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Sent: Thursday, October 22, 2009 12:55 AM
Subject: [WebAIM] Screen reader spelling conventions


> I've become interested in ensuring that certain spellings are accessible
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> screen reader users, so far I have changed a few conventions and wondered
> what others thought and possibly suggestions of other words that I might
> not yet have thought of (I expect there could be a few, given that I am
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> "Sitemap" in favour for "Site map"
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> "Email" in favour for "E-mail"
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> And in any such cases, if search engine queries were in favour of the
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> favoured spelling, how would that affect keywords (being that they're
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> Regards,
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> Steven
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