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Re: Accessible Flash

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 09:49:40 -0400 (EDT)
To: Andrew Kirkpatrick <andrew_kirkpatrick@wgbh.org>
cc: Joe Clark <joeclark@joeclark.org>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0108160947370.17788-100000@smarty.smart.net>
On Thu, 16 Aug 2001, Andrew Kirkpatrick wrote:

> By no captions in Flash, I assume that you mean there is no functionality in
> the Flash authoring tool explicitly dedicated to the development of
> captions.  However, Flash can be captioned.

yup
> 
> On our Rich Media Accessibility Web site
> (http://ncam.wgbh.org/richmedia/showcase.html), we have an example of a
> Flash movie that was captioned in the Flash authoring tool by the original

this was fine in the full text mode, at least the 3choice science is fun
area

learned why potato chips are green too, always wondered?

> I agree that it is not as easy as we would like, but it is possible to
> produce captioned Flash.

and that is probably the reason it will never be very common

Bob

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