Re: Flash and accessibility issues
by "Jeff D. Reid" <jdreid(at)fuse.net>
||Wed, 10 Dec 2003 15:08:30 -0500
Try these links:
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From: "Doris Kyburz" <doris(at)kyburz.net>
To: "aware-techniques" <aware-techniques(at)hwg.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 10, 2003 2:36 PM
Subject: Flash and accessibility issues
> Dear all,
> I have searched the archives only to discover that this list is
> apparently not archived (or did I miss something?).
> I'm sure that his must have been discussed before in this forum: What
> accessibility issues are we facing by using Flash?
> I got a request to review a new web site before it is going to be
> launched. The index page is entirely in flash and on the subsequent
> pages the designer used flash for the navigation. There is, in my
> judgment absolutely no reason to use flash for both of these
> instances other than being "cool and hip" (and play annoying noises
> when moving the mouse over the links).
> Another problem, not directly linked to accessibility though: I see
> in the fact that search engines cannot follow any links and therefor
> will be unable to index any content.
> I would appreciate any input on "Flash accessibility issues" and
> maybe some educating links/urls.
> Thank you so much,
> :: doris
> doris kyburz
> 703 santa barbara rd
> berkeley, ca 94707
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