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RE: examples of sites with good accessibility

From: <Accessys@smart.net>
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2006 16:04:55 -0500 (EST)
To: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
cc: "'Michael S Elledge'" <elledge@msu.edu>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0610301602140.3707@smart.net>

On Mon, 30 Oct 2006, John Foliot wrote:

> Michael S Elledge wrote:
> >
> > This raises another question: Is there a technique or keystroke
> > combination that a screen reader user can invoke on an ad hoc basis
> > (i.e. as they are reading) that provides them with the longer
> > description if the link phrase isn't sufficient? That would seem to be
> > very useful and true to WCAG 1.0 intentions.
>
> Mike,
>
> In checking with my JAWS power user, he informs me that currently, this is
> not available, although it may be included in the next version of JAWS.  You
> are right it would be useful.
>
> I quickly (very quickly) set up a test page (www.wats.ca/test1.html) which
> he is going to run through and I will post his feedback shortly.
> JF

which is totally unreadable, well unusable in EMACSpeak.  and probably in
other text only or non  windoze systems....


always remember the world is not wrought to the rules of bill gates. in
fact in a world without walls who needs windows or gates....???

if you write it, make sure it can be read by everyone

Bob

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