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DHTML and Screen Readers?


From: Amy Salmon
Date: Nov 30, 2005 1:00PM

Hello Listers -

I am working on an article reviewing the three primary screen readers - JAWS
7.0, Hal 6.51 and Window-Eyes 5.5. I am hoping you, the experts, can provide
me with some explanation of a few things. Window-Eyes promotes its new
version 5.5 as supporting dhtml. I am aware of what the acronym dhtml means
but that is about as far as my knowledge extends. Could someone please
explain to me what dhtml means and why it is important that Window-Eyes 5.5
now fully supports dhtml? Also, how important is dhtml to the screen reader
user and do the other screen readers (JAWS and Hal) support dhtml? I
appreciate any assistance on this topic.

Amy R. Salmon
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