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Re: question about the draft:

From: T.V Raman <raman@google.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Aug 2008 10:22:13 -0700
Message-ID: <18585.56773.584652.2934@retriever.corp.google.com>
To: ian@hixie.ch
Cc: david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com, public-html@w3.org

use a meaningful CSS classname -- and let users filter it. Jaws
does not support Aural CSS, and the average screenreader user
probably cannot filter by CSSclass -- more the pity--

Ian Hickson writes:
 > 
 > On Mon, 4 Aug 2008, David Poehlman wrote:
 > > 
 > > I'm reading through the draft an under stability, JAWS renders: "Some of 
 > > the more major known issues are marked like this."
 > > 
 > > Taken from the one page version at: 
 > > http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/
 > > 
 > > There does not seem to be any text to aid a screen reader in tracking 
 > > this type.  Could this please be fixed?  I know it's not part of the 
 > > substance of the draft but the prose.
 > 
 > Hmm, good point. Can you advise as to what would be an appropriate 
 > solution? Is speech CSS supported by JAWS? I don't think we have an 
 > appropriate HTML element that could be used just for this purpose, but 
 > I'm certainly open to suggestions.
 > 
 > -- 
 > Ian Hickson               U+1047E                )\._.,--....,'``.    fL
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 > Things that are impossible just take longer.   `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'

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