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Re: accessible higlights and annotations


From: _mallory
Date: Dec 13, 2015 2:04AM

On Fri, Dec 11, 2015 at 04:03:36PM +1100, Sean Murphy wrote:
> Deborah
> I am not 100% sure if I am on the same page. In what situations would this highlighting feature be used? A windows screen reader can select information from the web page and copy it to the clipboard. So how is this different from this action?
A non-screen-reader using user would also like to be able to highlight things as well.

Similar to non-screen-reader users would like to be able to navigate a web page by structure instead of the Thousand Tabs of Death or hoping someone made some skip links.