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Re: Proposal: use images in examples

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2013 08:32:52 +1100
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2n3BnxfXP_WZYUbN2=JTxfoGvbJ2DGP2rb37E4Hhzz6RA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Cc: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, Travis Leithead <travis.leithead@microsoft.com>, public-html-admin@w3.org
(moving to admin list)

On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 7:27 AM, Charles McCathie Nevile <
chaals@yandex-team.ru> wrote:

> **
> On Mon, 11 Feb 2013 19:36:57 +0100, Travis Leithead <
> travis.leithead@microsoft.com> wrote:
>  Fantastic. I love pictures!
> So do I.

Agreed, where appropriate.

Specs are misery to read. A few pictures can really make a difference to
> understanding what is happening. (I'd love to have a requirement that every
> algorithm be accompanied by a nice friendly picture that functions as a
> flowchart, but I think that's creating a lot of work that would get in the
> way of other important stuff. Maybe webplatform.org will do them...)

Oh gosh, you don't want to turn all that pseudo-code into pictures - such
detailed flow charts are as poor to read as the text. There are things that
only browser developers need to look at. Pictures are better for a little
bit higher-level abstraction.

Received on Monday, 11 February 2013 21:33:41 UTC

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