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Re: Two web sites

From: GuruPrasad Sira <guruprasad.sira@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2011 07:57:23 +0530
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To: Mag Leahy <magleahy@gmail.com>
Cc: WAI Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
By suggesting Ajax, I was referring to the same technique you are
recommending as JQuery and "JS to provide cool effects" -

Guruprasad Sira

On Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 11:59 PM, Mag Leahy <magleahy@gmail.com> wrote:

> Sorry Guruprasad, I didn't understand how Ajax is an alternative to Flash?
> Mag
> On 26 Dec 2011, at 13:08, Guruprasad Sira <guruprasad.sira@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> Meliha,
> If that piece of Flash is what you want to be addressed, I would recommend
> you to try an alternate with Ajax which will give you the same effect and
> you can make it accessible.
> Talking about a parallel site, you may rather consider giving a text
> alternative to the inaccessible content. Providing another completely
> accessibility compliant site as an option may not be required in your case.
> Either provide text alternative or implement Ajax based component.
> Finally, if you still decide to go with 2 sites option - which has
> disadvantages as Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis has rightly said - try better
> labelling than "inaccessible site". It is only a portion of the site
> content that is inaccessible there.
> Hope it helps.
> Regards,
> Guruprasad Sira
> Meliha Yenilmez &lt;melihayenilmez@yahoo.com&gt; wrote:
> Hello all,
> I work in a “Ministry of Family and Social Policies<http://tureng.com/search/ministry%20of%20family%20and%20social%20policies>
> ” in Turkey . My head office does legislations for disability and old
> people. They often look our web site therefore we want to make our website
> more accessibile. However, there is a little problem. Accessibility is new
> concept in Turkey . When someone look at the web site, maybe they don’t
> like it because they are used to flash version web sites.
> Any way,
> Our web site is www.aile.gov.tr . We've used Flash for our ministry's
> news on the middle of the page. She wants to see that flash news on the web
> site but we don't convert that flash for accessibile.Therefore, we decide
> making 2 web sites.
> When someone click www.aile.gov.tr , he'll see accessible website which
> has not designed yet. If he doesn't want to surf with inaccessible web
> site, he click the button [Button’s name is” Click here for
> non-accessible web site”] and then, he surfs with flash version of website.
> (I drew in attachment)
> When we do like that, is it accessible or not? And my other question is "
> When we do like that, is it disability discrimination or not?"
> If that is not accessible or include discrimination, why? Because I
> present her excuses why we don’t use both website.
> Thanks a lot.
> *Meliha Yenilmez*
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