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From: William Henney <whenney@gmail.com>
To: Rasmus <rasmus@gmx.us>
Cc: emacs-org <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: pdf screen reader accessibility?
Date: Wed, 8 Apr 2015 12:22:58 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAKchnZN3=wEYEr85AAV65k_Bxh+-Fi+9Z3LWJYBo_dYRMr8hUw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87y4m5bdi3.fsf@gmx.us>

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On Mon, Apr 6, 2015 at 7:19 AM, Rasmus <rasmus@gmx.us> wrote:

> Marcin Borkowski <mbork@wmi.amu.edu.pl> writes:
>
> > On 2015-04-06, at 13:40, Rasmus <rasmus@gmx.us> wrote:
> >
> >> Jude DaShiell <jdashiel@panix.com> writes:
> >>
> >>> http://www.adobe.com/accessibility/products.html
> >>> is a good place to start.
> >>
> >> It's a list of a bunch of software packages of which most are not (i)
> free
> >> in any meaning of the word; and (ii) supported on GNU/Linux.
> >
> > So what?  IIUC, the OP wants to have something similar using Emacs and
> > (maybe) free (in a usual sense, or in FSF sense) software.  Isn't it
> > a valid request?
>
> Of course it is, but OP is referring to features of some software that I
> don't have access to, so how am I supposed to make sense of it?  I'm not
> going to (i) install a new OS; and (ii) buy/torrent software to understand
> and test a feature in named software.
>
> If there's a standard I'm eager to hear about it.
>
>
I believe the relevant standard is PDF/UA

http://en.wikipedia.org/?title=PDF/UA

As far as I can tell, support for this from LaTeX is still very much a work
in progress, but there is an accessibility.sty package that has made a
start. Here is a recent SO discussion:

http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/124291/revisiting-producing-structured-pdfs-from-latex

Will


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  Dr William Henney, Centro de Radioastronomía y Astrofísica,
  Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Campus Morelia

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  reply	other threads:[~2015-04-08 18:23 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-04-06  8:25 pdf screen reader accessibility? Jude DaShiell
2015-04-06 11:40 ` Rasmus
2015-04-06 12:39   ` Marcin Borkowski
2015-04-06 13:19     ` Rasmus
2015-04-08 18:22       ` William Henney [this message]
2015-04-08 18:48         ` Rasmus
2015-04-08 20:22           ` Nick Dokos
2015-04-08 20:27             ` Rasmus
2015-04-08 21:07               ` Helm and multiple-tags in org mode issues Leo Ufimtsev
2015-04-08 21:48               ` pdf screen reader accessibility? Nick Dokos
2015-04-07  7:49 Jude DaShiell
2015-04-07  8:12 ` Rasmus

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