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Re: Animated GIFs and accessibility guidelines

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@reef.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2001 08:42:16 -0800
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To: "ADAM GUASCH-MELENDEZ" <ADAM.GUASCH@EEOC.GOV>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
At 08:52 AM 2/15/2001, ADAM GUASCH-MELENDEZ wrote:
>Animated GIFs shouldn't be a problem, since they can be stopped by any 
>browser that can display them (at least among the major browsers - I'm not 
>sure if this is true for WebTV or other "internet appliances").

I dunno, I feel that only "stop" and "restart" are not sufficient
interface controls _if_ the GIF is going to be used to display
information, especially textual information.  I think that's the main
problem with the Bobby sponsor GIF.


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