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Re: Opinions on accessible time formatting

From: John Topp <jtopp@criticalmass.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2014 15:23:38 +0000
To: Andy Keyworth <akeyworth@tbase.com>, WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <FA5C9744-C171-4575-B8AD-DC848B4C8D78@criticalmass.com>
Wouldn’t the periods be needed so that the screen reader doesn’t pronounce them as words?  Or better yet, use capitals? AM PM

On Nov 7, 2014, at 9:59 AM, Andy Keyworth <akeyworth@tbase.com<mailto:akeyworth@tbase.com>> wrote:

04.11.2014, 16:12, "Andy Keyworth" <akeyworth@tbase.com<mailto: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.



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