[users] General accessibility of Gemini browsers

Devin Prater r.d.t.prater at gmail.com
Fri Mar 12 10:44:29 GMT 2021


Thanks so much for the fixes and improvements! :)

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On March 11, 2021 6:28:20 PM Luke Emmet <luke at marmaladefoo.com> wrote:

> On 10-Mar-2021 17:27, Devin Prater wrote:
>> Hi all. A few weeks ago, I launched a discussion about the accessibility
>> of Gemini browsers, particularly of preformatted blocks. Now, I have
>> begun exploring the general accessibility of browsers as a whole. Things
>> I look at:
>>
>> <snip>
>>
>> ## gemiNaut
>>
>>
>> GemiNaut is really great too. I can use the UI, headings and links are
>> labeled, I can read the text of a site just like a website, so screen
>> reader navigation keys work. But, preformatted blocks aren't hidden, and
>> I've not found a setting to do this in the browser. I'll have to look
>> and see if there have been any updates to it in the last few weeks,
>> though. Otherwise, it works great!
>>
> I've been doing some simple fixes to GemiNaut to improve accessibility
> further. In particular there is now an option to skip over each
> preformatted section if you are using a screen reader - and the link
> includes the alt text label (if any) so you can make an informed
> decision whether to skip or not.
>
> I've created a Github ticket and pushed the changes.
>
> https://github.com/LukeEmmet/GemiNaut/issues/22
>
> I haven't rebuild GemiNaut binary yet, but I'll do a new build soon.
>
>  - Luke


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