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(unknown charset) Re: Screen reader support and browsers

From: <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Sun, 22 Mar 2015 19:41:50 -0400 (EDT)
To: (unknown charset) "jason@accessibleculture.org" <jason@accessibleculture.org>
cc: (unknown charset) Erin Prichard <ERPrichard@blindfoundation.org.nz>, "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.60.1503221938470.3889@cygnus.smart.net>

why do you "decide" that everyone who needs accessibility only use Windows 
opperating system.

lots of folks use Apples, Linux, Unix, BsD etc.

lots of other screenreaders since that is what you identify
such as EmacSpeak (arguably the most powerful screen reader)

Bob


On Mon, 23 Mar 2015, jason@accessibleculture.org wrote:

> Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:19:43 +1300
> From: "jason@accessibleculture.org" <jason@accessibleculture.org>
> To: Erin Prichard <ERPrichard@blindfoundation.org.nz>
> Cc: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> Subject: Re: Screen reader support and browsers
> Resent-Date: Sun, 22 Mar 2015 23:20:18 +0000
> Resent-From: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> 
> Hi Erin,
>
> Just curious how you are defining “supported” vs “optimised” in this context?
>
>
> Jason Kiss
> jason@accessibleculture.org
> http://www.accessibleculture.org
>
>
>
>
>> On 23/03/2015, at 10:03 am, Erin Prichard <ERPrichard@blindfoundation.org.nz> wrote:
>>
>>
>> Apologies if this has been asked before, but would appreciate any guidance.
>> Work is being undertaken to make our website more accessible, and we have the following questions…
>>
>> 1. What screen readers should we be looking to support and what versions of each?
>>
>> Proposed:
>> JAWS is the optimised reader
>> NVDA as a supported reader
>> Windows-Eyes as a supported reader
>>
>>
>> 2. What browsers to support and versions of each?
>>
>> Proposed:
>> IE 11 – optimised
>> IE 8 – supported
>> Chrome – supported
>> Firefox – supported
>> Safari 8.0.3 -  optimised
>>
>>
>> Thanks in advance !
>> Erin
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