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


From: Steve Faulkner
Date: Jun 17, 2014 11:55PM

On 18 June 2014 01:46, Jared Smith < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> 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>.

whilst I agree its a hack, it may be a necessary one for legal documents at
this time. Its also not only screen readers who need to get their act
together, its browsers that need to convey the semantics of the HTML
features via accessibility APIs, which in most instances for text level
semantics they do not.



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