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Subject: RE: Manuals manuals and more manuals

RE: Manuals manuals and more manuals

From: Barrett, Don <Don.Barrett_at_ed.gov>
Date: 2006-03-31

Untagged pdf files can be a nightmare with screen readers as reading order can get screwed up. Text or html would be much easier for screen reader users.

Don Barrett
Section 508 Coordinator
U.S. Department of Education
(202)-205-8245
don.barrett@ed.gov

-----Original Message-----
From: rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se] On Behalf Of Jani Kinnunen
Sent: Friday, March 31, 2006 1:01 PM
To: Rockbox
Subject: Re: Manuals manuals and more manuals

Could you make an HTML version of the manual as well? I'm asking this because my screen reader doesn't like the PDF format. The PDF thing opens correctly, but then the structure of the manual gets messed up. I don't know whether this is caused by Acrobat Reader or by the screen reader itself.

Jani

> I had a go at it and now we have a fair set of automatically daily
> built manuals.
>
> I also feel that it is appropriate to mention that I think the manual
> team is doing a splendid job and while the current state certainly has
> its glitches I think they deserve our big thank you!
>
> This includes, but isn't limited, to:
>
> Martin Arver, Nils Wallménius, Michael DiFebbo, Dominik Riebeling and
> the work horses who did manual work in the past: Jose Maria
> Garcia-Valdecasas Bernal, Peter Schlenker and Christi Alice Scarborough.
>
> My hat is off for you!
>
> --
> Daniel Stenberg -- http://www.rockbox.org/ -- http://daniel.haxx.se/
>
>
Received on Fri Mar 31 20:26:05 2006


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