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Re: abbr/acronym - repetitive use

From: Emmanuelle Gutiérrez y Restrepo <emmanuelle@teleline.es>
Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2001 13:31:51 +0100
Message-ID: <001d01c17351$a9c6ae40$2f0e04d5@teleline.es>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, "Jim Ley" <jim@jibbering.com>
¡Yes!. I believe that a part of the responsibility of the accessibility of
the Web content relapses in the user. And that is what I try to explain in
my communication: "The Accessibility in the user's hands":

I am publishing a page in that the " tricks " are picked up which the user
has within his reach to modify the way in that the contents are presented,
but it is still in preparation. I hope to have your contributions.

Jim Thatcher said:
"Especially I would like to know how your browser renders abbr just as if
you were using a voice system. I don't know how that would be. What "voice
system" renders abbr and how is a visual experience going to compare with

I made a small investigation and the results are in:

In that page it can also be a clear explanation on the difference between an
abbreviation and an acronym.

I hope this can help.

Best regards,
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Ley" <jim@jibbering.com>
To: "WAI Mailing list" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 22, 2001 12:19 PM
Subject: Re: abbr/acronym - repetitive use

> "David Poehlman":
> > Good morning jim.  They are free to use...but do they know how and or
> > that they can use?
> That is a problem for all users, finding what's available, and getting
> best use of the tools they have in front of them, I talk to a fair number
> of people who go I'd love it if my browser did "X" and I say well if you
> go into preferences you'll see it does.  That doesn't make any mark-up
> discriminatory, just the tools need to be made more well known.
> >  [Amaya] is free to hack I understand.
> So are IE and Mozilla, and they are both a lot more capable browsers for
> real world use...
> Jim
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