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Re: Voiceover detection in JavaScript

From: Alastair Campbell <alastc@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Apr 2013 09:54:02 +0100
Message-ID: <CAC5+KCFBsKeu3-zRg=Mn2Syu7QkjxPHtw4P1Gr5589KxHVFTTA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bryan Garaventa <bryan.garaventa@whatsock.com>
Cc: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Bryan Garaventa wrote:
> That's quite a deficiency, since it should be fairly easy to implement the
> checker in Safari by querying the objects within the native iOS platform, in
> the same way that Windows browsers do for COM objects.

It might be easy, but it's unlikely to be a good idea for web
sites/apps. That line of thinking leads to user-agent specific apps
and sites, rather than making things accessible to the widest

If you share what it is you're trying to achieve, perhaps there is a
web-friendly way of doing that?

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