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Re: Accessible PDF documents containing a handwritten signature

From: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2016 21:37:05 +0000
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <52f74961-1b54-078b-b066-64439f2c4454@david-woolley.me.uk>
On 08/11/16 21:16, Wishnew, Mary  wrote:
> I have a question about handwritten signatures on PDF documents.  I am
> looking for suggestions for the handling of a handwritten signature
> online with a screen reader. The signature will be unique from document
> to document there will be a large quantity of documents.

I believe tagged PDF allows you to tag it with alternative text.  I 
would suggest just "signed", assuming the signature is followed by the 
full name as text, and not preceded by "signed".
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