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Brief history of browser accessibility support

Posted on Wednesday, 5 October 2011 by Steve Faulkner
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The development of a ‘Brief history of browser accessibility support‘ was prompted by Google’s Evolution of the Web interactive infographic. I was dazzled by its coolness, but noticed that amongst all the web technologies ARIA 1.0 was not to be found. ARIA is included in the makeup of the open web stack.

Google Chrome Screen Reader Support update

Posted on Monday, 21 June 2010 by Steve Faulkner
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Refer to Google Chrome accessibility update Following last weeks post about Google Chrome accessibility which was prompted by The Google Chrome Screen Reader Accessibility Petition created by Alex Hiironen, new information about Google Chrome screen reader support has been added to the Google Chrome (Chromium) wiki: Supported Screen Readers The latest versions of these screen […]

When will Google Chrome be accessible?

Posted on Monday, 14 June 2010 by Steve Faulkner
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Refer to Google Chrome accessibility update I have written on the issue of Google Chrome accessibility a number of times since its initial release. Progress is being made, but that progress is too slow for some users of Assistive Technology. As a consequence a petition has been created by Alex Hiironen to highlight the issue […]

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).