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From: Mark Rew
Date: Jun 18, 2002 10:41AM


STeffi,

Jaws and Window eyes is allot of money for strictly testing. For
accessibility testing use a combination of Lynks, Opra, and validation tools.
A package like Jaws will not help you much if you do not really understand how
a screen reader user navigates.

Mark
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From: "Steffi Rausch" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
To: < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Sent: Tuesday, June 18, 2002 10:37 AM
Subject: best screen readers for browser testing


> I am a webmistress and web designer who is investigating different screen
> readers to buy for the purpose of testing accessibility on our websites.
> Price is also a factor of course. I like IBM Home Page Reader but am worried
> that it is not that common. Should my company buy this $200 program just for
> testing websites or should they go for the more expensive Window-Eyes or
> JAWS since they are the most commonly used? Any suggestions would be greatly
> appreciated. Thanks in advance.
>
> Steffi Rausch
> RESI, Jr. Web Developer
> 410-704-2063
>
> "Design is intelligence made visible." - Rick Eiber
>
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