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Re: APA Comments on the MSE CR

From: Chaals McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2016 20:21:58 +0100
To: "Janina Sajka" <janina@rednote.net>, "Yosuke Funahashi" <yosuke@w3.org>, "Chaals McCathie Nevile" <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Cc: "HTML Accessibility Task Force" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, "W3C WAI Accessible Platform Architectures" <public-apa@w3.org>, "Philippe Le Hegaret" <plh@w3.org>
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On Thu, 17 Mar 2016 19:47:30 +0100, Chaals McCathie Nevile  
<chaals@yandex-team.ru> wrote:

> Hi Yosuke,
> On Thu, 17 Mar 2016 15:11:35 +0100, Yosuke Funahashi <yosuke@w3.org>  
> wrote:
>> Hi Janina,
>> Thanks a lot for your comments on the MSE spec.
>> I'll be improving the diagram in light of three comments you made in  
>> your review. I'm currently thinking about if an accessible SVG diagram  
>> is feasible for the spec schedule-wise and complexity-wise, however,  
>> couldn't find a good introductory material about the SVG accessibility.
>> I'd appreciate if you could provide me with a link to such a document  
>> or introduce me to somebody who can give me an introduction.
> I'd be happy to work directly with you (or someone else in the group, as  
> appropriate) on making diagrams more accessible.
> As a starting point, I'd suggest you look at  
> http://svg-access-w3cg.github.io/use-case-examples/rectrack2-notes.html  
> which shows a flowchart, and what I did to make it *much more*  
> accessible.

Hmm. In particular, the first one there - RevisedRec2 - is much better  
than the second, which for example isn't very keyboard navigable, and  
doesn't have the grouping that highlights one part at a time like the  
first one does.


> Perfect accessibility is a bit like perfect security: in general it is  
> mathematically impossible but it is still very important to improve as  
> far as possible.
> Cheers
> Chaals

Charles McCathie Nevile - web standards - CTO Office, Yandex
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