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Technique has poor and undocumented browser support

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Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2011 16:00:27 +0000
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Name: Earl Cousins
Email: earl@automatedculture.com
Document: TD
Item Number: FLASH17
Part of Item: User Agent Notes
Comment Type: technical
Summary of Issue: Technique has poor and undocumented browser support
Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
The techniques described in FLASH17 regarding keyboard access to a Flash object, and the working example, only work in Firefox and IE for Windows. They don't work in Chrome (Win/Mac) or either Firefox or Safari for Mac.

The technique makes no mention of these limitations, which seem unreasonable (doesn't seem to work in any webkit browsers at all).

Proposed Change:
Short term: Update the technique to reflect the current level of browser support.

Long term: Modify the techniques to increase the supported set of browsers (especially webkit).
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