W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-wai-ig@w3.org > October to December 2006

Re: Incorporating Flash into a Website

From: Stuart Smith <Stuart.M.Smith@manchester.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 5 Oct 2006 15:56:43 +0100
Message-Id: <B46D2F3E-3F79-4D16-9275-2E41AF7E8198@manchester.ac.uk>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Hi All  agree with David and Josh. I was thinking primarily of the  
any the Flash banners that you can see at the top of many sites that  
don't really carry any extra meaning but do add visually to a page  
(or do when the are done well ;). I think that would still  allow  
validation if the page was semantically correct.

Stu


On 5 Oct 2006, at 14:32, David Poehlman wrote:

> Hi SStewart and all,  Adding audio files is fine as far as it goes,  
> but it presents problems for those who cannot take advantage of the  
> audio.  At any rate, if you ad audio you have to caption it and if  
> you are going to go to all that trouble, you may as well provide  
> the info on the site inn html.
>
> On Oct 5, 2006, at 9:23 AM, Stuart Smith wrote:
>
> Hi Elaine
>
> It depends what the header does. If it is just 'eye-candy' and the  
> information it refers too is contained in the rest of the web page  
> in (X)HTML then you shouldn't have any problems.  If not then you  
> could use audio files to add meaning a screen reader might miss.
>
> Stuart
>
>
> On 5 Oct 2006, at 14:00, Web Dandy Design wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> Hello All,
>>
>> Please forgive me if this topic has been covered.
>>
>> I am building a website where the client has requested a flash  
>> header.  Is
>> there anyway to incorporate flash into the site while still  
>> maintaining
>> validation / accessibility?
>>
>> Kind regards,
>>
>> Elaine
>> www.webdandy.co.uk
>>
>>
>
>
Received on Thursday, 5 October 2006 14:57:19 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Wednesday, 5 February 2014 07:13:31 UTC