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Re: VoiceOver lang="" compatibility

From: Michiel Bijl <michiel.list@moiety.me>
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2017 18:29:19 +0100
Cc: Corey Collins <ccollins@usc.edu.au>, W3C WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-Id: <C4A2C9B6-3C6B-4254-B854-589FE865A2A2@moiety.me>
To: Gijs Veyfeyken <gijs@anysurfer.be>
Thanks Gijs! Wasn’t aware of that.

— Michiel

> On 15 Nov 2017, at 13:58, Gijs Veyfeyken <gijs@anysurfer.be> wrote:
> 
> It does since the High Sierra update.
> https://www.applevis.com/blog/apple-macos-news/new-good-and-bad-voiceover-users-macos-1013-high-sierra 
> 
> Kind regards,
> 
> Gijs
> 
>> On 15 Nov 2017, at 13:35, Michiel Bijl <michiel.list@moiety.me> wrote:
>> 
>> As far as I’m aware macOS doesn’t have support for automatic language switching in VoiceOver. iOS does however. 
>> 
>> — Michiel
>> 
>>> On 15 Nov 2017, at 05:54, Corey Collins <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 example with no success.
>>>  
>>> Thanks
>>>  
>>> Corey Collins
>>> Web Accessibility Specialist
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>>> USC
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>>> 
>>> ccollins@usc.edu.au
>>> 
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