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Re: Quick Response Needed - DL or UL?

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From: MEJ - Beth Sullivan
Date: Apr 24, 2015 8:08AM


Thank you, I will do!

It's a shame. I've always thought that this semantic structure was a bit
under appreciated.

Have a great one,

Beth

On Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 5:50 PM, < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> - beth.mejsullivan@
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> 23.04.2015, 22:11, "MEJ - Beth Sullivan" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I have a situation where the data warrants a DL, but I have heard DL, DD,
> > DT's aren't the happiest for screen reader? What are your thoughts? ULs
> > better?
>
> Seems (asking an expert sitting next to me - thanks Léonie) that screen
> readers don't do anything useful with the semantics. On the other hand,
> visually they work better, clarifying what is happening.
>
> Assuming you don't want to use a heading structure instead - and it may
> well be overkill for your situation, effectively needing extra styling
> work, etc. - it would still make sense to use a DL - there doesn't seem to
> be a harmful impact.
>
> But filing a bug against screen readers also seems useful.
>
> cheers
>
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