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Re: Strikethrough

From: Marja-Riitta Koivunen <marja@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 22 May 2002 10:05:52 -0400
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To: Julie.Howell@rnib.org.uk, w3c-wai-eo@w3.org
What about <del> (and <ins> for insertions) tag in html? Would that work? 
Then it would be possible to use CSS to present the del as strikethrough.

Marja

At 02:54 PM 5/22/2002 +0100, Julie.Howell@rnib.org.uk wrote:
>Hello
>
>I was wondering if anyone on the list can help me with this enquiry.
>
>A member of staff at a local council in the UK has contacted me.  They are
>putting a legal document on the web.  The document features use of
>'strikethrough' to indicate to people reading the document that some phrases
>are no longer valid.  However, some screenreaders are unable to interpret
>strikethrough correctly.
>
>Can anyone suggest an effective solution?  I was wondering about the acronym
>tag... should this be used to support the strikethrough text so that
>screenreaders can read it?
>
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