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Re: Problems to make SWF accessible

From: Brenda Wallace <brenda@wallace.net.nz>
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2005 10:26:11 +1300
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-Id: <200510261026.15699.brenda@wallace.net.nz>

On Wednesday 26 October 2005 09:18, David Woolley wrote:
> > I am having problems, JAWS is not reading links in a small SWF
> > (macromedia flash). Somebody have a link for the best practises, or a
> > good article that teaches how to make a flash accessible?
>
> The most fundamental problem, other than encouraging a very visual and
> WYSIWYG design style is that it is a closed format and only runs on
> platforms that its one supplier find commercially desirable.

My experience is most people with visual impairments don't install macromedia 
plugins at all, or disable them if hey can.

I have epilepsy, so i will always have flash disabled, along with gif 
animations, and often javascript too until i need it.
Received on Tuesday, 25 October 2005 21:24:48 GMT

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