You know that thing where people make fun of a terrible opinion by writing it in a mixture of upper and lower case? It's probably not a good idea.

Screenreader software used by blind or partially-sighted people interprets capital letters as the beginning of a word.

This means that a phrase written as "FiNe PEopLe oN BoTh siDeS" will sound like gibberish.

If accessibility matters to you, try to avoid doing this.

#FediTips #Accessibility #A11y


@himbeer What's said in this post is essentially also why hashtags should be written in camelCase or PascalCase instead of completely lowercase. Screenreaders may sometimes read this out correctly, but far from all of them do (as you pointed out to me recently as well, comparing Google's TTS doing fine with Unicode fuckery while Apple's not doing well at all)

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