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Re: 4.2 WCAG 1.0 Checkpoint

From: Gez Lemon <gez.lemon@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2005 17:39:00 +0000
Message-ID: <e2a28a920511220939tf382621j@mail.gmail.com>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

On 22/11/05, Christophe Strobbe <christophe.strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be> wrote:
> At 17:40 22/11/2005, Patrick Lauke wrote:
> <blockquote>
> Keep in mind that Internet Explorer does not support ABBR...
> </blockquote>
> What exactly is the evidence for this statement?

The lack of abbr elements in IE's DOM when there are abbr elements in
the markup. JAWS is still able to make use of abbr elements, but the
abbr element isn't included in IE's DOM so cannot be programmatically
determined without inspecting the raw markup.

Best regards,


Supplement your vitamins
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