[Haskell-cafe] A "real" Haskell Cookbook

P. R. Stanley prstanley at ntlworld.com
Fri Feb 23 13:09:15 EST 2007

Well, actually, I never cited the non-breaking space character as a 
problem. I'm referring to math symbols which do not get successfully 
translated into an intelligible symbol in the screen reader browse buffer.

At 17:46 23/02/2007, you wrote:
>On Thu, 22 Feb 2007 03:34:54 +0000, you wrote:
> >and can I please ask anyone thinking of using special symbols to
> >resist the temptation.
> >Symbols such as the &160 used liberally in the Haskell wikibook are
> >totally invisible to screen readers.
>I can understand the desire to avoid special characters, but out of
>curiosity, what exactly is the problem with screen readers and the NO
>BREAK SPACE character (which is pretty ubiquitous in HTML)?
>Steve Schafer
>Fenestra Technologies Corp.
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>Haskell-Cafe at haskell.org

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