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Re: Could anybody help, advice me on this?


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Apr 20, 2005 2:12PM

Jon Gunderson wrote:

> 1. What are the features you can do in flash, that you cannot
> do in accessible HTML?

Exactly the crux of the argument. If this tool does something like show the top level links only, and then lets the user visually drill down into the site until they reach the individual pages, this could well be replicated in HTML with javascript assistance and as a final degradation step in a forms-based set of dialogs, with multiple calls back to the server.

> 2. The use of FLASH is also limits interoperability. For
> example how do plan to support users with different graphical
> screen resolutions?

This, however, seems to be a non issue: Flash's vector content (including text) can be scaled seamlessly. As long as the pop-up that contains it still lets the user resize, then the Flash movie can be made to fit.

Patrick H. Lauke