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Re: accessibility supported questions

From: Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@ncbi.ie>
Date: Thu, 02 Apr 2009 10:54:41 +0100
Message-ID: <49D48B61.3060406@ncbi.ie>
To: mattmay@adobe.com
Cc: Christophe Strobbe <christophe.strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be>, "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Matt Morgan-May wrote:
> Unless I'm mistaken, there is no screen reader that supports Maltese. I
> think the same is true for Irish, though a cursory look shows there's been
> work on a Gaelic TTS engine. Still, until that work is done, any movement in
> accessible technology (that is, not just web accessibility) in those
> languages is blocked by the absence of suitable screen reader technology.

While I haven't tested it (and I probably should being Irish n all) that
the Spanish Engine can do a good job of reading Gaelic. This is
unconfirmed and could have come from people who may not know very much
Spanish, or Gaelic for that matter.

Josh

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