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Re: Web development; How to identify if a screen reader is in use


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: May 17, 2017 2:17AM

Related to this topic, we've had some further discussions on twitter
(which annoyingly got a bit fragmented, so two separate pointers below):



My take, in short: instead of a high-level "detecting if a user has a
'screen reader'" or AT in general, we should explore getting very
specific and granular information (similar to how nowadays we don't
really want a 'the user is on a mobile device', but rather having
indications of viewport size, connection speed, use of a touchscreen,
and so on).

Patrick H. Lauke

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