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RE: What would a screen reader make of this?

From: Jim Tobias <tobias@inclusive.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2001 20:39:14 -0400
To: "Marjolein Katsma" <access@javawoman.com>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NEBBJIAFILGDABFKCNLHCEDCDDAA.tobias@inclusive.com>
Hi All,

Marjolein's queston reminds me of a good idea a corporate
type once asked me.  Why isn't there a real-time screen reader
emulator site?  That is, a site like Bobby wherein one could
enter a URI and hear how it would sound through one or more screen
readers with typical settings.  The learning curve of screen
readers is holding back accessible web design. 

Jim Tobias

> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org]On
> Behalf Of Marjolein Katsma
> Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2001 1:11 AM
> To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> Subject: What would a screen reader make of this?
> Someone pointed me to this site: http://www.symbol21.co.uk/ 
> ("Talk about bad design," he remarked). It's clearly of the 
> "look, I can make things move" category (look how clever I am).
> But I wonder what a screen reader would make of it? Anyone?
> Cheers,
> Cheers,
> Marjolein Katsma
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