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Re: Opinions please - flash site, flash navigation - but accessible alternative

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2002 10:38:01 -0800
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To: Jim Byrne <j.byrne@gcal.ac.uk>, W3c_Access <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
At 4:47 PM +0000 1/21/02, Jim Byrne wrote:
>Users will enter a compliant page and then choose between HTML and Flash. if
>they choose HTML they get a compliant site and if they choose Flash they
>don't. The Flash site is considered to be 'the main site' - and will not be
>compliant with W3c Accessibility Guidelines.

It could be a nightmare from a maintenance standpoint, but if they are
willing to (a) ensure that the HTML version is truly accessible (and
not just a "text only" site), and (b) ensure that the content of
both versions is kept up to date, then there's absolutely nothing wrong
with this idea at all, and may be a great way to have your cake and
eat it too.


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