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Re: Help with Echo accessibility


From: ckrugman
Date: Oct 25, 2010 9:42PM

Although I did not leave a comment I had no problem reading the page with
JAWS 12 and IE8 and Windows Vista. All of the edit fields were there along
with the buttons for the amodicons.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ro" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
To: "WebAIM Discussion List" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Sent: Monday, October 25, 2010 8:42 AM
Subject: [WebAIM] Help with Echo accessibility

> Hi folks,
> If there are any Apple users with Leopard or Snow, can I get your help
> with something? One of my favorite blogs uses Echo's commenting
> system. To follow comments, you can just click "follow", enter your
> email, and then you can reply to comments by email. It's really nice,
> but since one of the latest Safari updates, the word "follow" does
> nothing. I've tried using group mode in Leopard to no avail.
> The Echo CEO actually suggested I get a PC user to enter my email
> address for me. Wow. He says it works from on his Mac OS 10, which is
> great but he's not using Voiceover. Can someone go check it out, just
> arrow down until you find the comment field, keep going until you hear
> "follow", click it and see if you get an option to enter an email? I
> want to know if this is something weird with my computer alone before
> I respond to the Echo guy some more.
> If you're so inclined also, if you think you might know what the
> problem is and if there's a fix, that would be great too because then
> I could tell them.
> I was hoping I'd never have to bring this here, but I don't know what
> else to do.
> Here's a post to test the comments:
> http://vomitcomet.blogspot.com/2010/10/i-got-world-series-i-wanted.html
> Thanks in advance...
> ~Randi and Guide Dog Jayden
> http://raynaadi.blogspot.com/