[uf-discuss] changing abbr-design-pattern to title-design-pattern?
jeremy at adactio.com
Mon Apr 30 06:00:14 PDT 2007
I don't want to get anyone's hopes up but there's an interesting
comment from Lawrence Meckan on the WaSP blog post:
He's getting good results from up-to-date screen readers with advance
verbosity settings and this little caveat about the markup:
"I’ve also expanded the abbr pattern to include a span inside it,
essentially duplicating the semantic structure, in order to do a fix
for IE6 not styling abbrevations."
If there's a chance that adding an extra span inside the abbr element
somehow helps screen readers, then that should probably be included
in the test cases:
Like I said, we shouldn't get our hopes but it's certainly worth
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