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


From: Sean Curtis
Date: Jun 17, 2014 6:50PM

Spot on Jared. People are already hesitant to tackle accessibility, but
it's not going to help the cause when even simple stuff such as this is not

On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 10:46 AM, Jared Smith < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> 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>.
> Jared
> > > >