Re: Use of role="application" for flash files

On Jan 17, 2009, at 5:26 AM, David Poehlman wrote:

> It is my understanding that the role application applies to web mark  
> up as
> such.

Sounds like we have the same understanding.

> am I correct in my thinking and if I am, since flash and other media
> players are (helpers), they are not true *web* applications?

I wouldn't say they aren't "web" applications, but they definitely  
aren't ARIA applications, and specifying the object element with the  
ARIA role "application" implies something that the Flash Player can't  

Received on Monday, 19 January 2009 19:18:31 UTC