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Re: Screen readers do not obey language changes in HTML

From: <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13:31:36 -0400 (EDT)
To: Wayne Dick <waynedick@knowbility.org>
cc: Christophe Strobbe <strobbe@hdm-stuttgart.de>, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, "Batusic, Mario" <mario.batusic@fabasoft.com>, "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.60.1504291329480.30898@cygnus.smart.net>

certainly right about WAI carring the load without the resources.

and seperate is never equal but those on the inside looking out have a far 
different perspective than those on the outside looking in

Bob


On Wed, 29 Apr 2015, Wayne Dick wrote:

> Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:20:48 -0700
> From: Wayne Dick <waynedick@knowbility.org>
> To: Christophe Strobbe <strobbe@hdm-stuttgart.de>
> Cc: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>,
>     "Batusic, Mario" <mario.batusic@fabasoft.com>,
>     "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> Subject: Re: Screen readers do not obey language changes in HTML
> Resent-Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2015 17:21:16 +0000
> Resent-From: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> 
> This issue is exactly what I have feared for years. We have one system for
> able bodied users and an alternative system for people with disabilities.
>
>> From the US Supreme Court 1954, "separate educational facilities are
> inherently unequal." The same is true of separate software service flow
> models.
>
> APIs are essential, and ARIA is critical but they carry to heavy of a load.
> It is really too difficult for AT  and web developers to keep up. The
> central focus for accessibility support should come from the HTML, CSS and
> Javascript languages.
>
> I know a lot is being done, but to me WAI is carrying the weight of the
> technical load with a tiny fraction of the resources.
>
> Please correct me if I am wrong.
>
> Wayne
>
> Wayne
>
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