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From: Rachel
Date: Apr 29, 2003 6:57PM

We are working on a site whose users will primarily be
U.S. citizens.

We need a short way to list dates because of space
issues (as opposed to listing dates out in full, like
April 29, 2003, for example).

We currently display dates on this site in this

I'm wondering if this is the most accessible format,
in particular for screen readers. Would 4/29/03 or
4-29-03 be considered more accessible than using
periods? Or something else?

Thanks, as always, for your insights.
Rcahel Sengers

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