[Accessibility] Screen readers and WCAG - current state of art

Alexander Surkov surkov.alexander at gmail.com
Wed Sep 2 19:35:36 PDT 2009

The [3] is just an accusation without any technical details or if you
like proof of guilt. The report doesn't say even what browser and what
version of JAWS or NVDA they used. However this is a key thing I
believe. I agree with James it would be more helpful to get additional

Thank you.

On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 10:04 PM, Alexey
Khoroshilov<khoroshilov at ispras.ru> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> My friends from "ICO Information for All" [1] have spent significant
> efforts to make their web-sites friendly to people with disabilities
> according to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 [2]. But as they
> report in [3], the efforts almost had no sense, since the leading screen
> readers NVDA and Jaws does not support standard instructions especially
> introduced for such kind of software.
> Is it a correct understanding of the current state of art?
> [1] http://www.ifap.ru/eng/index.htm
> [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/
> [3] http://community.livejournal.com/ifap_ru/13520.html (in Russian)
> --
> Alexey
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