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Re: Screen reader support for languages other thank English

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2005 18:31:28 -0400 (EDT)
To: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0508161830050.11733@smart.net>

On Tue, 16 Aug 2005, David Woolley wrote:

> > You may want to look at open source systems based on MBROLA / festival or
> > similar if you want a Māori screen reader - I don't know if anyone has
>
> What the industry means by screen reader these days is a an MSAA/HTML
> document object model reader, like JAWS.  That seems to be the standard
> by which web authors decide if they are minimally legally compliant.

but that isn't what the law says.  in fact it prohibits requiring to
purchase any particular proprietary product.  heck whats wrong with
emacspeak...

Bob


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