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Re: Spacing

From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@home.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2001 11:26:08 -0500
Message-ID: <002e01c178f2$8dc37420$2cf60141@mtgmry1.md.home.com>
To: "Laurie Davis-Covin" <laurie.davis-covin@nist.gov>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, "Kynn Bartlett" <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
    Perhaps it is a screen reader issue, but: &nbsp; shows up as being
garbage in speech some times.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kynn Bartlett" <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
To: "David Poehlman" <poehlman1@home.com>; "Laurie Davis-Covin"
<laurie.davis-covin@nist.gov>; <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2001 10:57 AM
Subject: Re: Spacing


At 10:06 AM -0500 11/29/01, David Poehlman wrote:
>as I understand it, the former may not be supported everywhere and due
>to what I consider to be a bug in jaws, using alt="" or alt=" " to hide
>them from images off results in:
>"spacer.gif
>or blank.gif"
>being spoken.  again, this is what I consider to be a bug in jaws and
>the work around causes too much sacrifice due to the fact that setting
>graphics rendering to labeled graphics only and by the way, these are
>labeled graphics if they use the tags above as far as I am concerned
>will cause one to miss important items that are not labeled.

Which browsers don't support &nbsp;?

Thanks for the information on JAWS -- I agree that it's a bug.

--Kynn

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