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Re: SV: in-page text-to-speech

From: Brian Cragun <cragun@us.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2012 08:31:37 -0500
To: "Morten Tollefsen" <morten@medialt.no>
Cc: "Adam Cooper" <cooperad@bigpond.com>, "Harry Loots" <harry.loots@ieee.org>, "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF2BDA148F.781448E5-ON86257A5A.004955DB-86257A5A.004A4103@us.ibm.com>
Morten,

Can you please provide a reference to the Swedish standard you speak of? 
And, is it just a recommendation or a standard?

Regards, 

Brian





Brian Cragun
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IBM Research 
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From:   "Morten Tollefsen" <morten@medialt.no>
To:     "Harry Loots" <harry.loots@ieee.org>, "Adam Cooper" 
<cooperad@bigpond.com>, 
Cc:     "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Date:   08/14/2012 05:19 AM
Subject:        SV: in-page text-to-speech



Hi, Harry!
 
I totally agree.
 
In some new Swedish guidelines for web developments (only public 
authorities have to follow these) accessibility is one of the categories. 
The first guideline say: follow WCAG 2. The other 43 accessibility 
guidelines cover forms, languages, links and other things. In one of the 
guidelines it is stated that talking websites are required! I was quite 
surprised when I read this! If I counted correctly, 33 of the 44 
guidelines in the accessibility section are also found under usabilityJ!
 
Morten




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