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Re: Quick Poll for JAWs users: Verbosity and Punctuationsettings.


From: Lucy Greco
Date: Jul 27, 2012 11:24AM

I always turn punctuation to none or at the least some whenever possible.
Only when I'm editing do I turn punctuation on and even then I try to use
braille not speech. I use it instead of verbosity as I hate hearing anything
more than I have to. As much as I hear jaws all day the less I hear from it
the better. I find most of my students work at intermediate and have some
punctuation turned on a majority of the time interestingly these are
students that only use word processing. They do very little on the web and
have very low web skills.

Lucia Greco
Web Access Analyst
IST-Campus Technology Services
University of California, Berkeley
(510) 289-6008

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Subject: [WebAIM] Quick Poll for JAWs users: Verbosity and Punctuation

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.

John Foliot
Web Accessibility Specialist
Co-Chair, W3C HTML5 Accessibility Task Force (Media)
Co-founder, Open Web Camp