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Re: How Does Guideline 3.1.1 Affect Accessibility?

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Mon, 13 May 2013 06:49:11 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHu5OWbcU63MmvMpt0w_CAPF0hEZ+2Q0=CRWsFKz0J=VXD_p8g@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Homme, James" <james.homme@highmark.com>
Cc: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
There is more discussion of the accessibility benefits in "Understanding SC
3.1.1" <http://www.w3.org/TR/UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20/meaning-doc-lang-id.html>


On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 6:28 AM, Homme, James <james.homme@highmark.com>wrote:

>  Hi,
>
> Guideline 3.1.1: The default human language of each Web page can be
> programmatically
> determined.
>                 (Level A).
>
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> Since this is level (a), and I'm an English-only speaker, I'm asking this
> question. If we have pages in another language, I'm guessing that someone
> who uses speech would have difficulty using those pages. Is that correct?
> Or are there also other accessibility considerations? Thanks for your
> enlightenment.
>
>
>
> Jim
>
>
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