Darren

I'd be highly surprised if a screen reader manages to read CSS.  Most
struggle with HTML

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2008/5/9 Darren Lovelock <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:

>  The content:after pseudo class can be used to seperate the links with a
> vertical bar.
>
> It wont work in Internet Explorer but I believe it will still work with
> screen readers (although at this point in time I cannot find anything that
> confirms this).
>
> That said, it's far more logical to just seperate the links using a list,
> as Stuart has already stated.
>
> Regards,
>
>  Darren Lovelock
> Munky Online Web Design
> http://www.munkyonline.co.uk
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> *From:* [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] *On
> Behalf Of *Darren West
> *Sent:* 09 May 2008 12:53
> *To:* wsg@webstandardsgroup.org
> *Subject:* Re: [WSG] The Problem of adjacent links
>
> "The reason for putting the character there in the first place is
> explicitly to help screen-reader users distinguish between links."
>
> It is my understanding that the fact that they are seperate links is what
> distinguishes between links ...
>
>
> "Screen-reader users have said that the vertical bar is THEIR preferred
> character (even though this means repeating "vertical bar") since it is
> not used for anything else and can't be confused."
>
> Prefered to a list?
>
>
> 2008/5/9 Stuart Foulstone <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
>
>> The reason for putting the character there in the first place is
>> explicitly to help screen-reader users distinguish between links.
>>
>> Screen-reader users have said that the vertical bar is THEIR preferred
>> character (even though this means repeating "vertical bar") since it is
>> not used for anything else and can't be confused.
>>
>> Border is, of course, purely presentational and of no use whatsoever to
>> screen-readers and, therefore, does not fulfill accessibility
>> requirements.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, May 9, 2008 7:31 am, Jens-Uwe Korff wrote:
>> >> The most common separator used in such circumstances ... is the
>> > vertical bar...whilst it is quite "wordy"
>> >
>> > That's the reason why I've started *not* to use it anymore. I'm using
>> > borders instead and add the class "last" to the last list element to
>> > apply no borders at all.
>> >
>> > Whilst a border is slightly higher than a vertical bar it avoids
>> > screenreaders to go
>> >
>> > "home vertical bar latest posts vertical bar contact us vertical bar
>> > sitemap vertical bar ...."
>> >
>> > Cheers,
>> >
>> > Jens
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