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Re: discussion: Improving usability for screen reader users

From: David Poehlman <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2005 18:53:34 -0400
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Cc: "WAI list" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
To: <lois@lois.co.uk>

yes, there is such a thing as too much?

--  
Jonnie Apple Seed
With His:
Hands-On Technolog(eye)s



On Jul 25, 2005, at 9:25 AM, Lois Wakeman wrote:


David,
IMO (which is worth what you paid for it of course), most of the  
points in
the quoted article add to usability for everyone, not just screen reader
users.  Also, most of them are good practice in writing of all kinds.  
The
only point that might possibly impact usability is to cut down on alt  
texts
- which have very little overhead for non-AT users, although of course
long-winded alternates are no help to anyone, especially in the age  
of the
three-second attention span!
Lois Wakeman
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Received on Monday, 25 July 2005 22:53:44 GMT

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