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Re: Incorporating Flash into a Website

From: Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@ncbi.ie>
Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2006 11:39:56 +0100
Message-ID: <452B787C.5060205@ncbi.ie>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

Hi Patrick,

> Considering that recent assistive technology doesn't just refer to the HTML that was originally loaded (before modification), but to the "live" DOM itself,

Could you point out any useful resources that cover this?

I'd find them really useful.

Cheers

Josh

Patrick H. Lauke wrote:
> 
> Andrew Kirkpatrick wrote:
> 
>> David, can you clarify where this requirement is spelled out?  In many
>> cases it doesn't make sense - if I use javascript to modify the DOM, I'm
>> not modifying the HTML that has the validation linkage, I'm modifying
>> the browsers interpretation initial interpretation of that HTML.  
> 
> Coming in a bit late on this, but purely from a conceptual point of view
> (leaving aside the specific case of flash and the current need to
> actually break validation one way or another to get it to work in most
> browsers): are you suggesting that once the HTML is loaded into the
> browser, it's ok to make any sorts of DOM modifications (taking it to
> the extreme, even to the point where the DOM effectively doesn't carry a
> recongisable HTML document anymore)? Considering that recent assistive
> technology doesn't just refer to the HTML that was originally loaded
> (before modification), but to the "live" DOM itself, this could lead
> down a dangerous slope...
> 
> P


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