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InterActual and standards compliance

From: Joe Clark <joeclark@joeclark.org>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2004 17:47:06 -0500
Message-Id: <a06001fc7bc3754849c40@[192.168.1.100]>
To: WAI-IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Saw this the other day.

<http://player.interactual.com/help/support/articles/0144.asp>

>Frequently Asked Questions about the InterActual Player for Mac OS X 10.3
>
>[...]
>InterActual-enhanced DVD titles, also known as DVD-ROM titles, 
>include added-value features provided by studios to their customers. 
>These features typically contain HTML content interacting with 
>DVD-Video playback. These HTML pages may be stored locally on the 
>DVD, or reside online at a studio website.
>
>[...]
>>Why can't I play back other DVDs with ROM content on my Macintosh; 
>>they say they support the InterActual Player?
>
>Much of the ROM content released in the last few years utilizes a 
>special ActiveX object which is currently only compatible with the 
>InterActual Player 2.0 for Windows.

Imagine if we got them using cross-browser code. DVDs are hard enough 
to use for people with certain notable disabilities already.

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Received on Saturday, 24 January 2004 14:56:28 UTC

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