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Re: identifying language changes

From: Christophe Strobbe <christophe.strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be>
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2008 10:37:46 +0200
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At 19:15 17/07/2008, Armand Turpel wrote:

>Christophe Strobbe wrote:
>>.... authors should care about how these types of software handle 
>>language changes.
>So we are in the same position as in front of the several web 
>browsers who are bugy or dosent care of web standards. Should we, 
>the authors, know what is the difference of jaws version 5 and 6? 
>Isn't it a bit illusionistic that web authors really care?

What differences are there between Jaws 5 and 6 with regard to 
language switching? JAWS 5 supported language switching according to 
the following thread from 2004: 
(I wasn't advocating screen reader detection or weird hacks.)

Best regards,


>Best regards,

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