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Re: PDF/UA Quandary 1 - Bullets in LBL tags - Does this interrupt current expected screenreader flow of text?


From: Philip Kiff
Date: May 29, 2018 12:55PM

On 2018-05-29 1:15 PM, Duff Johnson wrote:
>> As my understanding of the PDF/UA specification increases, I'm starting to run into some small-detail technical quandaries where following the spec to the letter seems to slightly degrade the experience of an actual screen reader.
> Let's be specific: it's the shortcomings of the screen-reader, not the PDF, that's degrading the experience.
Fair enough. And the same argument would hold for my "Quandary 2" about
Links and References in the TOC as well.

I haven't been in the habit of reviewing bugs or posting feature
requests to Freedom Scientific or the NVDA team, since I'm not always
confident that my periodic screen reader testing as a sighted PDF
remediator matches the needs or experiences of daily users.

But I guess I should start if I want my (hopefully) standards-compliant
PDF work to be properly appreciated!