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RE: JAWS doesn't seem to hear Table annotations?

From: Hewitt, Denise <Denise.Hewitt@idea.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2001 15:59:24 -0600
Message-ID: <9CAB32B1B967BA49B0B7675A02EBB9308B951A@TX047MX2KPROD01.idea.com>
To: "'Phill Jenkins'" <pjenkins@us.ibm.com>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
<humor> That's a scary area to get into... like, how many browsers fully
support W3C standards? How many web pages are actually WRITTEN to standard?
</ humor>


-----Original Message-----
From: Phill Jenkins [mailto:pjenkins@us.ibm.com]
Sent: Tuesday, November 06, 2001 3:55 PM
To: Patrick Burke; Gatewood, Joy
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: Re: JAWS doesn't seem to hear Table annotations?

I was told that IBM Home Page Reader (HPR) 3.0 is the only screen reader
that actually supports the table headers mark-up and that JAWs isn't using
the markup, but the top cell in the column.  Odd isn't it that it's both a
WCAG and 508 requirement but only one A.T. supports it?

A free trail version of HPR is available from

Phill Jenkins
Received on Tuesday, 6 November 2001 17:00:08 UTC

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