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RE: strange reader behaviour in form elements

From: P.H.Lauke <P.H.Lauke@salford.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 7 May 2004 13:54:27 +0100
Message-ID: <3A1D23A330416E4FADC5B6C08CC252B98A4926@misnts16.mis.salford.ac.uk>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Maybe off topic, but...is JAWS *meant* to work with Firefox (or
rather, let's turn this around...is Firefox correctly working with
Windows' MSSA)?
It may be an issue on Firefox's end...

Patrick H. Lauke
Webmaster / University of Salford

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scarlett Julian [mailto:Julian.Scarlett@sheffield.gov.uk]
> Sent: 07 May 2004 13:45
> To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> Subject: strange reader behaviour in form elements
> Hello all
> when checking 
> http://www.sheffield.gov.uk/plugins/education/ics/default.asp 
> in JAWS 5 I noticed some strange behaviour using Firefox. On 
> the first select box it JAWS reads out "minus <some enormous 
> number> of zero". Using IE6 it reads out the correct "1 of 3" 
> (or whatever it actually is).
> Has anyone come across this before and if so any idea what's 
> happening. 
> NOTE - The page is very much work in progress and not 
> intended for public consumption so, please, only comments 
> connected to this issue (and possibly the use of DOM scripting).
> many tia
> J.
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