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2009-11-14 Thread Sarah . Luscombe
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[WSG] character codes and accessibility

2009-11-14 Thread Luc
Good evening list, When you use a character code, e.g. #x00BB; as a list marker (hardcoded in the li), how is that interpreted by a speech browser? Does the user hear those characters as they appear or are they converted into 'double right arrow'? Might be a stupid question but it would prevent

Re: [WSG] character codes and accessibility

2009-11-14 Thread John Unsworth
Hi Luc, I might suggest that 'double right arrow' is purely presentational and not 'semantically' relevant, so it's not such a good idea to muddy up the HTML with extraneous code. If you want to avoid using a background image you could write your CSS in a 'progressive enhancement' fashion by

Re: [WSG] character codes and accessibility

2009-11-14 Thread Luc
Hello John, JU I might suggest that 'double right arrow' is purely presentational and JU not 'semantically' relevant, so it's not such a good idea to muddy up JU the HTML with extraneous code. If you want to avoid using a background JU image you could write your CSS in a 'progressive