Excuse me for jumping in here, especially (in this case) as a Flash
partisan. But I fail to see how this kind of project can be anything other
than a good thing overall.
What I don't understand is why people are instantly critical of projects
that are actually attempting to increase access
On 1/10/09 8:26 AM, Alan C Whiteman acwhite...@visualis.us wrote:
In the end, Flash is not only an obnoxious medium in 90% of its usage
...which is not a problem owing to the platform but rather its authors...
(Besides, that's consistent with Sturgeon's Law: 90% of everything is
On 1/12/09 2:20 AM, michael.brocking...@bt.com
Quote: The fact is that many educators have found that they can use
Flash to teach their students effectively.
I think you (and those teachers that you refer to) are mistaking an
effective lesson, for effective
On 1/14/09 5:38 AM, Christie Mason cma...@managersforum.com wrote:
Plus, I'd be curious as to availability of the Flex server in
remote hosts. I haven't seen any offer it, is it still so pricey(?), but I
also haven't been looking for it.
Flex hasn't been sold on a server basis since 1.5, which
On 2/5/09 1:30 PM, Carolyn Diaz carolyn.d...@gmail.com wrote:
I know this is an old school type question, but we are very divided about
this. The people on our usability team are with Nielsen, but others (like me)
are not so sure. Isn't accessibility to new windows a problem as it changes
Andy's technically correct, and it's true that pointing to the main content of
the document is good for accessibility, though not because of semantics so much
as that you can point to it in a Skip to main content link.
id='mainContent' doesn't communicate any semantics by itself. (That's
On 3/2/09 2:02 AM, Mathew Robertson mat...@optusnet.com.au wrote:
Its been possible to do ARIA style accessibility since about 1995 - its just
now that people are starting to care.
Not sure what value you were hoping to add to the conversation, but MSAA,
the Windows accessibility API, didn't
On 3/2/09 3:15 PM, Hassan Schroeder has...@webtuitive.com wrote:
Matt Morgan-May wrote:
Look at the Atlas project that was unveiled this week, as an example.
One of the developers is actually talking about ARIA right now:
As someone who's on the working group producing ARIA, I have to say the
editors have done a pretty remarkable job in terms of documenting a
specification that hasn't even advanced past Working Draft.
First, there's the spec itself:
Then there's the User Agent
Try ies4osx. I haven't, but have heard it works:
As for software, I'm partial to Dreamweaver. And Contribute. And Flex Builder.
:) But I've also heard good things about Aptana, and I've been happy with
TextWrangler, which did all I used BBEdit for, free.
On 3/25/09 12:12 PM, Rick Faircloth r...@whitestonemedia.com wrote:
The correct design (and web standards that are adhered to or not)
is that design for which the client is paying.
Sorry, but that just reads to me like a way to excuse slipshod work. It is
one thing to figure out any old way to
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