W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-wai-ig@w3.org > October to December 2002

JAWS doing em / strong Re: *Complex* Tables, Forms, Labeling, I'm still confused

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2002 09:58:35 -0500 (EST)
To: Terrie King <tking@ucp.org>
cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0211140951490.24929-100000@tux.w3.org>

I have been told that this was one of the things that RNIB testing found. (if
I recall correctly)

Which just makes for a bug report on JAWS - unless it turns out the problem
is with what IE makes available to it. That would surprise me in this case,
since IE visually renders it.

This is a case where it would be nice to have Audio CSS iplementation - it
would make it much easier for users to solve these problems for themselves
and share their style rules, instead of waiting for the developers to have
work time available.

Cheers

Chaals

On Thu, 14 Nov 2002, Terrie King wrote:

>
>I interested in this, too.  Can anyone share some info on this?
>
>Terrie King
>
>>
>> As a completely side issue, I've been told that JAWS doesn't handle <em>
>and
>> <strong> - is this true?  Is there no indication to the JAWS user that
>those
>> tags are being used?  (I haven't noticed either way in my own use of JAWS,
>> but
>> I use it solely for testing, and haven't got the same familiarity with the
>> modes and setup options as might be needed to make it work.)
>>
>
>

-- 
Charles McCathieNevile  http://www.w3.org/People/Charles  tel: +61 409 134 136
SWAD-E http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/Europe ------------ WAI http://www.w3.org/WAI
 21 Mitchell street, FOOTSCRAY Vic 3011, Australia  fax(fr): +33 4 92 38 78 22
 W3C, 2004 Route des Lucioles, 06902 Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France
Received on Thursday, 14 November 2002 09:59:55 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Tuesday, 19 July 2011 18:14:07 GMT