[uf-discuss] Accessibility and using the abbr element in
peter.krantz at gmail.com
Wed May 17 07:46:29 PDT 2006
On 5/17/06, Stephen Farrell <sfarrell at almaden.ibm.com> wrote:
> I wonder how doing something like this would inter-operate with
> screenreaders? Do they walk the DOM after scripts have run? Or do they
> parse the HTML themselves?
Most screen readers hook into the DOM and can walk it after scripts
have run (and re-walk it if scripts modify it). One of the more
popular screen readers, JAWS, hooks into Internet Explorer's DOM to
provide the user with semantic information about the content.
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