[uf-discuss] ISBN mark-up

Tantek Ç elik tantek at cs.stanford.edu
Tue Apr 25 14:58:42 PDT 2006

On 4/25/06 2:38 PM, "Andy Mabbett" <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote:

> In message <C072A501.6D3B1%tantek at cs.stanford.edu>, Tantek Çelik
> <tantek at cs.stanford.edu> writes
>>> I'm very concerned that that may be an abuse of "abbr"; and wonder how
>>> it will sound when read to someone using assistive software?
>> This is a common misconception[1] about the title attribute.
>> [1] http://www.sf.id.au/WE05/indexa.html#slide5
> What, on the page you cite, do you think negates that concern?

"In fact most screen readers will not speak the TITLE text unless the user
is aware of the presence of TITLE texts and specifies the option to read
TITLE texts, which for many, means that they will not hear the link text"

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