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Re: Screen readers do not obey language changes in HTML

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 4 May 2015 17:07:18 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VkD3GSDdsyqo=H9qnpiDaqjMeAk090Qu1HEwfDQ3i8iRg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Batusic, Mario" <mario.batusic@fabasoft.com>
Cc: Christophe Strobbe <strobbe@hdm-stuttgart.de>, "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
In Safari the lang attribute is exposed via the AXLanguage property in the
OSX accessibility API.

I have filed a bug on chrome to do the same.

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Regards

SteveF
HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>

On 29 April 2015 at 16:11, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:

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> On 29 April 2015 at 15:47, Batusic, Mario <mario.batusic@fabasoft.com>
> wrote:
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>> Thanks a lot. That about APIs confirms what I feared. The way you point,
>> Christophe, is probably so complicated that the JAWS and NVDA developers
>> push the task back so long – because the bug is posted by both for long now.
>
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> In Firefox the language is exposed via an Iaccessible2 text attribute
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> Regards
>
> SteveF
> HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>
>
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