Re: Poll - Classic MetaLink vs. My Oracle Support

Rich that's the best single reason i've ever seen to not want the new
interface, though the half apex - half old style wasn't accessible
either.

On 7/10/09, Rich Jesse <rjoralist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I don't find it that bad either (once I finally decided to ditch my 256K
>> RAM
>> PC). I like the SR interface.
>> I also don't think this new thing called "Rock & Roll" is going to last. I
>> don't understand that Elvis boy at all.
>
> At least I can stop trying to get ML to work on my Blackberry:
>
> http://apcmag.com/adobe_explains_why_theres_no_flash_on_iphone_or_blackberry.htm
>
> Maybe I can convince work that I need an iPhone once it gets a Flash player.
>
> And it appears that JAWS and other screen readers do not work with Flash
> content.  But if one who cannot view the Flash content can magically manage
> to login and find the ML article they were looking for, the FAQ says:
>
> "Note: Not all content in My Oracle Support is in Flash. Some, like
> Knowledge articles, are in standard HTML formats. This means that when you
> come across this content, your browser and operating system (and JAWS)
> controls and features apply."
>
> I can only surmise that this means that accessibility was not a factor when
> the support portal was converted to Flash.
>
> Sorry for the rant, but it just gets me how far backward the Net has gone
> with the seemingly universal acceptance of the concept of a single vendor
> controlling content delivery.  Let's hope Adobe is financially stable or the
> US Govt will certainly own them, too.
>
> Fun for a Friday!
>
> Rich
>
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