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Re: Negative numbers

From: Elizabeth J. Pyatt <ejp10@psu.edu>
Date: Thu, 5 Oct 2017 07:39:06 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <C1A689D6-3DFB-4BCF-8AAC-2B1E308CC454@psu.edu>
To: Bart Simons <bart.simons@anysurfer.be>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
I agree. The screen readers need better symbol support.

Elizabeth 

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> On Oct 5, 2017, at 4:14 AM, Bart Simons <bart.simons@anysurfer.be> wrote:
> 
> Op 4/10/2017 15:03, Elizabeth Pyatt schreef:
>> > FYI - If the code below doesn’t work, you can always add the
> > role=“img” attribute
> > http://sites.psu.edu/gotunicode/2014/11/18/aria-for-screen-readers-not-able-to-read-symbols/

> 
> Yes you can, but I don't like the aproach to turn everything into an image when it is not an image. Randomly adding roles just to make things work in some screenreader does not feel right. This thread started with a question about negative numbers. I would not recommend to transform all negative numbers into images.
> 
> Regards
> Bart Simons
> 
> 
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