[whatwg] Dynamic content accessibility in HTML today

Aaron Leventhal aaronlev at moonset.net
Mon Aug 14 06:36:42 PDT 2006


What browser/screen reader are you using?

You need at Firefox 1.5 or later and Window-Eyes 5.5 or later or JAWS 7 
or later.

- Aaron

Jim Ley wrote:
> On 13/08/06, Aaron Leventhal <aaronlev at moonset.net> wrote:
>> So we already have truly accessible DHTML widgets that are
>> key navigable and usable with 3rd party tools such as screen readers.
> Could I ask where these are discussed?  Because things like:
> http://www.mozilla.org/access/dhtml/class/checkbox
> are certainly not accessible to me (there's a non purely decorative
> image that without alt text for example)  Please don't say truly
> accessible, when it clearly isn't.
> How much trouble would it have been to just go .alt="checked"
> "unchecked" ?  I stopped looking beyond that.
> Jim.

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