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[#903, #917] APPLET and OBJECT flicker

From: Michael Cooper <michaelc@watchfire.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2004 14:21:52 -0400
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To: "WAI GL \(E-mail\)" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

The following is a proposal for HTML techniques. I will implement the proposal in a draft unless there is objection from the group. There will still be room for debate of the proposal in the context of the next draft.

Issue 903 [1] suggests a technique that applets not cause flickering; Issue 917 says the same for OBJECT. I propose we create a single technique for HTML talking about flicker of plugin objects. This should refer to General techniques that expand on the issue of flicker; the HTML technique is just to tie that general technique to these specific elements.

[1] http://trace.wisc.edu/bugzilla_wcag/show_bug.cgi?id=903
[2] http://trace.wisc.edu/bugzilla_wcag/show_bug.cgi?id=917

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