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Re: Screen reader indications of underlined or strike-through text


From: Jared Smith
Date: Jun 17, 2014 6:46PM

David Ashleydale wrote:
> For something that completely unsupported, wouldn't the recommendation be
> to shore it up with some hidden text?

That is a hack. What happens when some screen readers start to support
it? They then get the information twice.

The solution is for screen readers to get their act together and
support this basic markup. It's maddening that screen readers still
don't support basic, two-decade-old HTML like <strong> and <em>.