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Re: Accessible Flash

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Mon, 4 Mar 2002 20:06:13 -0500 (EST)
To: RUST Randal <RRust@COVANSYS.com>
cc: "WAI (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0203042005280.9597-100000@smarty.smart.net>
On Mon, 4 Mar 2002, RUST Randal wrote:

> Someone posted the question about an accessible Flash site a few days ago.
> This morning Macromedia announced Flash MX, and one of the new features is:

only usefull if you run MS software.

hardly "accessible"  the software solutions MUST be OS system independent

Bob

> 
> ----------
> 
> Develop and Playback Accessible Content
> 
> Macromedia Flash Player 6 now supports assistive technologies such as screen
> readers through support of Microsoft Active Accessibility. In addition,
> Macromedia Flash MX now integrates tools for creating accessible content. To
> add descriptive text to animations and user interface elements, select an
> item and enter the appropriate description. Users with disabilities will be
> able to experience your content.
> 
> We'll see how well this works.
> 
> ----------
> 
> Randal Rust
> Covansys, Inc.
> Columbus, OH
> 

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