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Re: Accessible Flash

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2001 10:15:17 -0400 (EDT)
To: jeffrey Pledger <jpledger@pop.mindspring.com>
cc: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>, Lubow Scott <lubow_scott@bah.com>, w3c <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0108131013330.22542-100000@smarty.smart.net>
On Mon, 13 Aug 2001, jeffrey Pledger wrote:

> Unless you are using a dos links version and have not set it up to work 

I am running either Red Hat Linux 7.1
or
DOS 6.0

windoze does not darken the door of my OS

visited the site using the text browser LYNX

Bob

> 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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