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

@feditips This just sounds like it's having the intended effect. I.e. taking an opinion you dislike and rendering it to others as the gibberish you feel it is.

Not to say that this is necessarily a good idea to begin with, but it is exactly what you're trying to accomplish by doing that.


@eviloatmeal well, no, because using my eyes, I know what you are mocking; this is lost on translation in screen reader, and making that particular idea look stupid is the important point. @feditips

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