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Re: Text-to-speech feature: a real help ?

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2012 15:36:06 +0000
Message-ID: <4F43B9E6.5030704@splintered.co.uk>
To: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
On 21/02/2012 15:24, Jonathan Hassell wrote:
> Terrill, Patrick,
> Actually, the top use-case for site-specific tools is browsing on
> multiple devices, especially mobile. Desktop/laptop OSes, ATs and
> browsers can provide much of what people need. But go onto mobile and
> those facilities are often not available.

So, at best, an interim solution while mobile devices' own browsers (or 
third-party browsers) catch up?

> So there are good reasons...
> Yes, the constraint is that these tools are site-specific at the moment.
> But see GPII (http://gpii.net/) for a way around that particular issue
> and a potential way of getting site-specific and locally hosted
> accessibility aids to talk with each other.
> Over to you Gregg Vanderheiden...

TL;DR is that the proxy-based approach that I remember Gregg telling me 
about a few years back?

Patrick H. Lauke
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