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Re: Site Maps and Screen Readers

From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@home.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2001 11:06:42 -0400
Message-ID: <006601c120e4$e6a219e0$2cf60141@mtgmry1.md.home.com>
To: "Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@w3.org>, "David Woolley" <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
not only that but from what I have sen, a lot of work has to be done to
a document to achieve the desired result.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@w3.org>
To: "David Woolley" <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2001 10:20 AM
Subject: Re: Site Maps and Screen Readers

Acrobat Reader is a browser, although it browses PDF documents, and only
version 5 (I think) has connectivity for screen readers. But running
documents through html2ps and opening them in PDF is (admittedly a
resource-intensive) possibility for getting this functionality in your
existing system.



On Thu, 9 Aug 2001, David Woolley wrote:

  > A JAWS user I speak to says he is unware of any
  > functionality that allows him to navigate via
  > headings.

  Why should this be limited to screen readers?  Amaya is the only
  browser that I know of that recovers the heading tree (which is not
  a subset of the document tree).  html2ps (as used to prepare the
  PDF version of the HTML and CSS2 specs) also does, but isn't a

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