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CSS, HTML, ARIA, browsers, assistive technology and interoperability

A number of issues are being debated in accessibility circles at the moment. These primarily revolve around how browsers and assistive technology interpret and represent HTML semantics via accessibility APIs and to the end user, and how this is affected by the use of CSS style rules.

Opera doesn’t work with screen readers – does it matter?

Posted on Friday, 14 October 2011 by Steve Faulkner
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One thing that should be obvious to anybody who has read my recent posts Rough Guide: browsers, operating systems and screen reader support and a Brief history of browser accessibility support or looked at HTML5Accessibility.com is that the Opera browser does not have practical support for screen readers. Of the big 5 browsers, it is […]

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Any time I have a question about Web accessibility, TPG’s Steve Faulkner is the first person I ask. And he’s almost always the only person I need to ask—because I hardly ever come up with a question about Web accessibility that he can’t answer.

Mike[tm]Smith, HTML Activity Lead - W3C (World Wide Web Consortium).