W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-wai-ig@w3.org > October to December 2014

Re: Opinions on accessible time formatting

From: <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Fri, 07 Nov 2014 13:00:22 +0100
To: Andy Keyworth <akeyworth@tbase.com>, 'WAI Interest Group' <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-Id: <7981415361622@webcorp01g.yandex-team.ru>
OK, I'll bite

04.11.2014, 16:12, "Andy Keyworth" <akeyworth@tbase.com>:
> Hi,
>
> I'm hoping I can get some advice on how expressions of time can be
> accessibly formatted on web pages.
>
> For example, is 11:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. considered (generally) acceptable,
> or would 11:00 am or 2:00 pm (without periods between letters) be
> preferable? Is another format better?

As far as I know, these are pretty much equal in reality.

(Note that date formats are different. You do a lot better for most people using DD Month YYYY, e.g. 12 November 2014 than any shorthand. But I doubt that is news).

cheers

>
> Thank you,
>
> Andy Keyworth
> Senior Web Accessibility Specialist
> T-Base Communications
> Phone: 613-236-0866 | Toll free: 1-800-563-0668 x 1256
> www.tbase.com | Ogdensburg, NY | Ottawa, ON
> ALL TOUCH POINTS. ALL ACCESS METHODS. ALL FORMATS.TM
>
> This email may contain information that is privileged and confidential. If
> you have received this communication in error, please delete this email
> message immediately.

--
Charles McCathie Nevile - web standards - CTO Office, Yandex
chaals@yandex-team.ru - - - Find more at http://yandex.com
Received on Friday, 7 November 2014 12:00:53 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 13 October 2015 16:21:53 UTC