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RE: Breadcrumbs

From: John Foliot - WATS.ca <foliot@wats.ca>
Date: Fri, 6 Aug 2004 07:23:34 -0400
To: "'Patrick H. Lauke'" <redux@splintered.co.uk>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <003901c47ba7$f2e84640$6601a8c0@bosshog>

> >To add my tuppence to the separator issue; my personal 
> choice has been 
> >to use the right arrow  character entity (&rarr;) and  hide 
> it with an 
> >image (Stuart Langridge's image replacement method), but as 
> with other 
> >character entities this won't work in some earlier browsers.
> >  
> >
> That still leaves the question of how this character would be 
> read out 
> by screenreaders (may have to do some testing when I'm back at work, 
> where I have JAWS installed)

Might I add that it may also depend on the verbosity level set by the
user when it comes to reading punctuation... This is a customizable
feature in JAWS as wells as (I believe) WindowEyes.  It may very well be
that the user hears nothing...

John Foliot  foliot@wats.ca
Web Accessibility Specialist / Co-founder of WATS.ca
Web Accessibility Testing and Services
http://www.wats.ca   1.866.932.4878 (North America) 
Received on Friday, 6 August 2004 07:25:08 UTC

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