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Re: Alt text for URL's

From: Andy Budd <andy@message.uk.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2005 15:48:20 +0000
Message-Id: <e20fbb566d8fb645f5bfb1d90c12af38@message.uk.com>
To: W <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

On 11 Feb 2005, at 15:44, John M Slatin wrote:

>> Responding to my query, Andy wrote:
>>> 2. Does the anchor include screen text as well as the graphic?And if
>>> it does contain screen text, does that text duplicate the graphical
>>> text?
>> Just graphic.
> OK. Then it might be a good idea to write out the domain name in a way
> that makes screen readrs speak it intelligibly.
> For example, "JAWS pronounces "roadCyclingUK.com" as "Road Cycling UK
> dot com".  Not sure how Home Page Reader, HAL, or Window-Eyes would do 
> it

Cheers. So in general, does JAWS pronounce URL's "properly" if you 
capitalise the first letter of each word. i.e. RoadCyclingUK.com ? If 
so, that's handy to know.

I'd prefer to write that instead of Road cycling UK dot com.

Andy Budd

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