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RE: Incorporating Flash into a Website

From: Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2006 08:35:35 -0700
Message-ID: <53744A0A1D995C459E975F971E17F564015380D1@namail4.corp.adobe.com>
To: "David Woolley" <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

> It's not valid, because it violates the requirement that the 
> document be valid both before and after being manipulated by 
> the scripting.

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.  

I understand that you are objecting to the embed element in the
document.write statement, and that's fine.  There are ways to avoid
using the embed element, but it does require some means of
differentiating between browsers.

I wrote up some test results on this topic at:

This needs to be updated - JAWS 7.0/7.1 have made some changes for the
better in this regard.

Received on Friday, 6 October 2006 15:35:52 UTC

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