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[whatwg] [HTML5] Accessibility question

From: Nicholas Shanks <contact@nickshanks.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2008 17:11:47 +0100
Message-ID: <B70068EB-25BA-4625-BF0A-CB761129C519@nickshanks.com>
Paul is right, you can just use:

@media (screen, print, handheld) { .foo { display: none; } }

Since no screenreader i know of supports aural media you can't yet do  
it the other way around (default to none and show for aural)



On 17 Mar 2008, at 2:08 am, Nicholas C. Zakas wrote:

> I know the topic has come up a few times, but I'm still wondering if  
> HTML 5 should provide some sort of logic around content that should  
> not be displayed by browsers but should be read by screen readers.  
> Perhaps a "noview" boolean attribute on each element could be used  
> to tell UAs not to render the content but to report it to screen  
> readers? Or maybe a <noview/> element could be used to surround  
> content that shouldn't be displayed but should be accessible to  
> screen readers?
>
> Any thoughts?
>
> -Nicholas
>
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? Nicholas Shanks.

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