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Re: PDF vs. HTML


From: julian.rickards@ndm.gov.on.ca
Date: Aug 5, 2004 2:33AM

That's correct, an image of a document is not live text and therefore,
absolutely inaccessible. However, if you are suggesting that the document
also has been OCR'd, that will improve the situation but OCRing has its own
errors and may create problems with "typos" or content out of order.

Julian Rickards
A/Digitial Publications Distribution Coordinator
Publication Services Section,
Ministry of Northern Development and Mines,
Vox: 705-670-5608 / Fax: 705-670-5960

-----Original Message-----
From: sachin [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
Sent: Friday, July 30, 2004 5:29 PM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] PDF vs. HTML

If the documents have been scanned from a paper source and saved as a PDF,
I've always noticed that JAWS doesn't work at all with it.


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