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Re: Business.gov 508 compliant player?


From: deblist@suberic.net
Date: Jun 29, 2010 9:00PM

Sofia wrote:

> Their administrator claims to not have the issues I have described. Is
> anyone else able to try this out and report back? It is a Flash based player
> and keyboard access in Firefox is not accounted for, so use Internet
> Explorer.

I tried using it in Internet explorer (and forcing a specific browser is an accessibility nightmare, that's beside the point), and failed. Sometimes I could control the volume with the arrow keys, but sometimes the arrow keys would spontaneously pop out of the volume control and start moving around the rest of the flash object. And every time I hit "space" over the pause button, it would pause for a fraction of a second and then start up again.

(For reference, I am a sighted voice/keyboard only user. And I do NOT use Internet Explorer.)