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Re: Quick Poll for JAWs users: Verbosity and Punctuation settings.


From: Birkir R. Gunnarsson
Date: Jul 27, 2012 11:18AM

No scientific data from me, unfortunately, but I think a lot of users
do not mess with the original Jaws settings (as someone involved in
teaching quite a few users over the years I do have a point at least),
and I believe that to be all and beginner verbosity.
I still keep my punctuation at most and verbosity at intermediate,
because there are non-alphabetical cues, like brackets etc, that are
often useful and should not be overlooked.
On pages one might consider using a disclaimer or statement for screen
reader users that they keep their verbosity level at a certain
minimum, it's a thought at least.

On 7/27/12, John Foliot < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> Hi All,
> Just doing a quick poll to try and figure out a minor question. What I am
> attempting to determine is what are your settings? Verbosity: Low, Medium
> or
> Beginner? Then Punctuation: All, Most, Some or None?
> The question being considered is whether or not to include (parenthesis) in
> off-screen text: is there a value to doing so, or should I not bother?
> Data and comments most appreciated.
> JF
> ---------------
> John Foliot
> Web Accessibility Specialist
> Co-Chair, W3C HTML5 Accessibility Task Force (Media)
> Co-founder, Open Web Camp
> > > >