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Re: Complex use of Radio input


From: Randall Pope
Date: Nov 24, 2009 9:50AM

If one thinks it's bad with voices, image what it would be like for the
deafblind, who cannot hear, trying to read it with braille devices.

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Randall "Randy" Pope
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-----Original Message-----
[mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of ben morrison
Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2009 10:21 AM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Complex use of Radio input

On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 10:42 PM, Keith Parks < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>> Here is an example of complex form accessibility using offscreen
>> labels:
>> http://html.cita.illinois.edu/nav/form/complex/index.php?example=2
> Sorry to reply to this rather late, but have you taken a look at that
> page with CSS off? =:^o
> Wow, what a nightmare. While technically it may meet the forms-
> accessibility guidelines (everything having a Label), it's hard to
> imagine it being *usable* by either a screen-reader user, or a user
> who replaced the default style sheet with their own for visual reasons.
> So it seems like on the practical side it would fail 508 (d).

Also that is a lot of potentially annoying long labels for a screen
reader - looks like overkill to me...
what has the feedback been?

Ben Morrison