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Re: sample CSS for screen readers

From: Scott Luebking <phoenixl@netcom.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Mar 1998 19:04:42 -0800 (PST)
Message-Id: <199803170304.TAA21561@netcom19.netcom.com>
To: jasonw@ariel.ucs.unimelb.EDU.AU, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
I'm not looking for the ACSS, but rather a CSS which will make
a web page easier for a blind person using a screen reader.

> Unfortunately I do not properly understand what you are seeking. If you
> are referring to ACSS, then the only implementation of which I am aware is
> T.V. Raman's Emacspeak in cooperation with the W3 browser. The latter
> includes a default style sheet which specifies certain ACSS properties.
> To avoid unnecessary misunderstanding, I would suggest that Emacspeak and
> similar software, which interprets the markup together with audio style
> sheets, should not be referred to as a "screen reader", since its function
> is not to read the screen but rather to produce an audio representation of
> the document. It constitutes an "audio formatter" in T.V. Raman's sense of
> the term.
Received on Monday, 16 March 1998 22:06:09 UTC

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