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Re: Spacing

From: Patrick Burke <burke@ucla.edu>
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2001 09:36:36 -0800
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To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
At 08:26 AM 11/29/01, David Poehlman wrote:
>     Perhaps it is a screen reader issue, but: &nbsp; shows up as being
>garbage in speech some times.

I haven't studied it scientifical-like, but I think the &nbsp; (&#113;, 
etc.) gets sent direct & unchanged to the voice output when it is part of 
hyperlinked text or an ALT tag. No idea if it's a browser problem or MSAA 
problem or Jaws problem (all relating to IE5/5.5, however).

I suppose someone should do a scientific test, & I guess that someone 
should be me since I thought of it, but I'm not sure I'll have time today.

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