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Re: How do assistive technologies handle icon fonts?

From: Michiel Bijl <michiel@agosto.nl>
Date: Tue, 1 Dec 2015 06:24:40 +0100
Cc: stevebeck1975@gmail.com, deborah.kaplan@suberic.net, mtchllvn@gmail.com, redux@splintered.co.uk, "Elizabeth J. Pyatt" <ejp10@psu.edu>, Ja Eun Ku <jku@illinois.edu>
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To: Web Accessibility Initiative Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Thank you all for the great advice and resources, will read and add to project!

I agree that the first advice should be to avoid icon fonts and use SVG where possible. Sill, a lot of companies/websites do use icon fonts, so knowing how to make them accessible seems like a worthy endeavour.

—Michiel
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