W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-html@w3.org > June 2007

Re: Table accessibility (was Re: headers attribute)

From: Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>
Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2007 02:56:27 +0200
Message-ID: <ee0920be83f9290b441e2c9c54289ded@10013.local>
To: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

On 2007-06-04 01:15:33 +0200 Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:

> On Jun 3, 2007, at 6:17 AM, Steven Faulkner wrote:

>>> (I tried to test this in VoiceOver, [...]

>> Using voiceover as an example of a screen reader is not necessarily  
>> a good 
>> idea, as most vision impaired users use JAWS or Window Eyes  on a PC 
>> and 
>> voiceover support for HTML is rudimentary compared to  JAWS and 
>> Window 
>> Eyes.
> 
> I agree that VoiceOver is less advanced in its HTML support. But it  
> is also 
> the only real option on Mac OS X currently,

Firevox is also for Mac.

> so worth testing  in addition to 
> the others IMO.
> 
> In particular, I don't think it has any support for matching up table 
> headers yet.

Since VoiceOver only works with Safari,
  - how much is this VoiceOver's fault, and how much is it Safari's 
fault?
  - can VoiceOver make sense of things which Safari does not make sense 
of?
-- 
lefi
Received on Monday, 4 June 2007 00:56:38 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Wednesday, 9 May 2012 00:16:00 GMT