W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-wai-ig@w3.org > October to December 2017

RE: VoiceOver lang="" compatibility

From: Sean Murphy (seanmmur) <seanmmur@cisco.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2017 06:28:17 +0000
To: Mitchell Evan <mtchllvn@gmail.com>, Corey Collins <ccollins@usc.edu.au>
CC: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <ffc449cda4f9404eacbb8ea1dddd97bc@XCH-RCD-001.cisco.com>
Question, is the TTS languages installed on the platform? I would have to power up my Mac and install the related language to see what occurs.

[https://www.cisco.com/c/dam/m/en_us/signaturetool/images/banners/standard/08_standard_graphic.png]




Sean Murphy
ENGINEER.CUSTOMER SUPPORT
seanmmur@cisco.com<mailto:seanmmur@cisco.com>
Tel: +61 2 8446 7751










Cisco Systems, Inc.
The Forum 201 Pacific Highway
ST LEONARDS
2065
Australia
cisco.com



[http://www.cisco.com/assets/swa/img/thinkbeforeyouprint.gif]

Think before you print.

This email may contain confidential and privileged material for the sole use of the intended recipient. Any review, use, distribution or disclosure by others is strictly prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient (or authorized to receive for the recipient), please contact the sender by reply email and delete all copies of this message.
Please click here<http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/about/legal/terms-sale-software-license-agreement/company-registration-information.html> for Company Registration Information.







From: Mitchell Evan [mailto:mtchllvn@gmail.com]
Sent: Wednesday, 15 November 2017 5:02 PM
To: Corey Collins <ccollins@usc.edu.au>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: Re: VoiceOver lang="" compatibility

Your HTML is marked up correctly. It will work in a screen reader that can automatically switch between English and Spanish within a single web page.

I've had the same experience you described in OS X VoiceOver. At best, I've been able to switch manually between voices. Is there a frequent OS X VoiceOver user on this list, who can confirm whether this is a "bug" (Apple limitation, documentation gap) or a "feature" (user error)?

On Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 9:12 PM Corey Collins <ccollins@usc.edu.au<mailto:ccollins@usc.edu.au>> wrote:
Hi Everyone

Before I chase-up Apple, has anyone else experienced a compatibility issue with the lang=”” attribute for VoiceOver?

Something like the following reads/pronounces correctly in JAWS and NVDA but VoiceOver tries to read the Spanish marked-up version phonetically as English:

<p>Translate es un servicio gratuito de traducción automática multilingüe</p>
<p><span lang="es">Translate es un servicio gratuito de traducción automática multilingüe</span></p>

Is this a known bug? I thought it may have been discussed before on the mailing list but couldn’t find anything with a search.

I also tested VoiceOver with the Webaim Document Language<https://webaim.org/techniques/screenreader/#language> example with no success.

Thanks

Corey Collins
Web Accessibility Specialist
Student Services and Engagement
USC
Ph +61 7 5456 5383<tel:+61%207%205456%205383>

ccollins@usc.edu.au<mailto:ccollins@usc.edu.au>

usc.edu.au<http://www.usc.edu.au/>
[cid:image001.jpg@01D35E21.ABDA0480]
University of the Sunshine Coast
CRICOS Provider No. 01595D

[cid:image002.png@01D35E21.ABDA0480]<http://www.usc.edu.au/learn/askusc>
USC, Locked Bag 4, Maroochydore DC, Queensland, 4558 Australia.
CRICOS Provider No: 01595D
Please consider the environment before printing this email.
This email is confidential. If received in error, please delete it from your system.
--

Mitchell Evan
mtchllvn@gmail.com<mailto:mtchllvn@gmail.com>
+1 (510) 375-6104


image001.png
(image/png attachment: image001.png)

image002.gif
(image/gif attachment: image002.gif)

Received on Wednesday, 15 November 2017 06:28:43 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Wednesday, 6 December 2017 16:04:47 UTC