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 AFAIK the whole case mixing is also hard to read for e.g. dyslexic people, so it's (unintentionally, usually) ableist in several ways.


@meganeko @feditips can confirm, it's often harder for me to read
although sometimes it's easier? depends on what letters are capitalized, bc it can keep my focus in the right places--but a) I doubt most people know how to do it so it'll have that effect and b) a slight help for me is not worth making it completely inaccessible for others

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