[uf-discuss] Expanding the abbr pattern: thoughts

James Craig jcraig at apple.com
Fri May 4 07:34:04 PDT 2007

Absalom Media wrote:

> Obviously, if we're going to run with ISO8601, we need to include the
> dashes as JAWS does read it better (which may require the usetitle
> solution).
> Any feedback on what would be an adequate common ground for this issue
> as I want to start developing ?

While ISO 8601 is the right choice, reading it to a screen reader in  
any form is unacceptable. We're working on test of alternatives to  
the abbr-design-pattern for machine data. I encourage you to contribute:


In the meantime, I would suggest using your best judgement with  


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