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Re: Accessible Flash

From: jeffrey Pledger <jpledger@pop.mindspring.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2001 00:05:35 -0400
Message-Id: <5.0.2.1.0.20010813000322.00a80d50@pop.mindspring.com>
To: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Cc: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>, Lubow Scott <lubow_scott@bah.com>, w3c <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Unless you are using a dos links version and have not set it up to work 
within a dos box in win95/98, Real G2 will run the video in either 
win95/98/nt/2000/unix or within a MAC.  Other than that I can't help it out 
any further.

Jeffrey Pledger
President, AbleTV, Inc. At 10:13 AM 8/11/01 -0400, Access Systems wrote:
>On Sat, 11 Aug 2001, jeffrey Pledger wrote:
>
> > Macromedia's webcast on June 13 discussing issues of accessibility can be
> > found on our web site at www.abletv.net.  Go and listen/watch what
> > Macromedia had to say on these issues.
>
>the only thing usable without Microsoft proprietary software ($$$$) was
>the Kennedy speech!
>
>NOT EVERYONE USES WINDOZE!
>
>Bob
>
> >
> > Jeffrey Pledger
> > President, AbleTV, Inc. At 10:09 AM 8/9/01 -0400, Charles 
> McCathieNevile wrote:
> > >Compliant to what?
> > >
> > >As far as I know there are no screen readers that have access to Flash
> > >objects, so the best that can be done is whatever is provided by the
> > >alternative version of the content. I may be wrong, and I believe that
> > >Macromedia are working on Flash so that new players will provide direct
> > >access at some point and new content will be able to include the required
> > >information for it to be accessible. But for timelines and so on you would
> > >need to ask Macromedia.
> > >
> > >cheers
> > >
> > >Charles McCN
> > >
> > >On Wed, 8 Aug 2001, Lubow Scott wrote:
> > >
> > >   Are there any websites that have examples of Flash that are compliant
> > >   and can be read by a screen reader.
> > >   Thanks in advance.
> > >   Scott
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >--
> > >Charles McCathieNevile    http://www.w3.org/People/Charles  phone: +61 
> 409
> > >134 136
> > >W3C Web Accessibility Initiative     http://www.w3.org/WAI    fax: +1 617
> > >258 5999
> > >Location: 21 Mitchell street FOOTSCRAY Vic 3011, Australia
> > >(or W3C INRIA, Route des Lucioles, BP 93, 06902 Sophia Antipolis Cedex,
> > >France)
> >
> >
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