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Re: Automatic Detection of Screen Readers and Other Assistive Technology

From: Andrew Kirkpatrick <andrew_kirkpatrick@wgbh.org>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2003 14:35:25 -0400
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Cc: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Message-id: <BB0CEEAD.16463%andrew_kirkpatrick@wgbh.org>

Actually, there is a way to detect screen readers, but it only works for the
most current versions of JAWS and Window-Eyes.  Flash 6/MX is able to detect
whether the user has a screen reader running or not.

AWK

On 6/11/03 1:26 PM, "Kynn Bartlett" <kynn@idyllmtn.com> wrote:

> 
> 
> On Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at 10:24 AM, Kynn Bartlett wrote:
> 
>> Nope.
>> On Thursday, November 21, 2002, at 07:08 AM, Michael R. Burks wrote:
> 
> Woops sorry about that.  I got confused in my email program and ended
> up answering a question from seven months ago.
> 
> Please ignore -- except, of course, to note that the situation hasn't
> changed any in the last half-year. :)
> 
> --Kynn
> 
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