What is the best email quoting for blind users?

M. Fioretti mfioretti at mclink.it
Thu Jun 1 12:27:53 UTC 2006

On Thu, Jun 01, 2006 13:53:05 PM +0200, io (mfioretti at MCLINK.IT)
> (geoff at hitsandpieces.net) wrote:
>> > 3.  Most screen readers I know of can be configured not to speak the
> > > sign.

Marco Fioretti wrote:
> you mean that these screen readers can be configured to do so only
> when reading email messages?

One extra question on this: I have found an italian page saying that

	"if you disable the speaking of the ">" sign, blind users
	won't know what is a reply and what is new text. If you don't
	disable such reading, blind users will hear one or more ">"
	signs at every new line, which is terribly annoying and

Is there no other way? That is, is there some assistive sw which can:

   not speak the ">" sign but, at the same time,
   indicate to the user in some way what is a reply and what is new?


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