PDF, Flash, Accessibility and recent Canadian Ruling

Our Adobe colleague Andrew Kirkpatrick commented on the recent Canadian federal court ruling on web site accessibility . He pointed out that contrary to the ruling and to the article, most screen readers can read PDF and Flash files.

Andrew’s blog can be found here. He also listed a few resources on authoring that may be of interests to designers.

* Dreamweaver (HTML authoring): http://www.adobe.com/accessibility/products/dreamweaver/index.html
* Acrobat (PDF authoring): http://www.adobe.com/accessibility/products/acrobat/
* Flash Professional (Flash authoring): http://www.adobe.com/accessibility/products/flash/

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