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Re: Proposal: use images in examples

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2013 17:24:31 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+ri+Vk7ZDXbdbfER1rbzjhyZOe7CocaZAM3cdWWmsYrcrVTpA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Travis Leithead <travis.leithead@microsoft.com>
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Hi Travis,

the latter:

>Or are you asking for a pictorial representation of a concept?

using an image as an adjnct to a code example to aid comprehension

an example in the spec:
http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/interactive-elements.html#interactive-elements

another example from the alt text doc:
http://dev.w3.org/html5/alt-techniques/#sec1


regards
Stevef


On 4 February 2013 17:10, Travis Leithead <travis.leithead@microsoft.com>wrote:

>  Hmm. Are you asking for the HTML5 spec source to support an
> HTML5-introduced spec concept (i.e., use the feature in the source for the
> spec)? That seems a bit unusual to me... Or are you asking for a pictorial
> representation of a concept? (The latter sounds like an excellent
> suggestion, as 1 picture = 1000 words—so they say.)****
>
> ** **
>
> *From:* Steve Faulkner [mailto:faulkner.steve@gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Monday, February 4, 2013 4:23 AM
> *To:* HTMLWG WG
> *Subject:* Proposal: use images in examples****
>
> ** **
>
> Hi all,
>
> In HTML 5.1
>
> In cases where images are an important part of a code example, I think it
> would be beneficial to authors understanding of element use to add an
> example of the image/elements in context reflecting the current code
> examples.
>
> For example, in the section on the use of the figure element [1] images
> could be added like they are in the alt text guidance doc [2]
>
> thoughts?
>
> [1]
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/grouping-content.html#the-figure-element
> [2] http://dev.w3.org/html5/alt-techniques/#nested
>
> --
> with regards
>
> Steve Faulkner
>
>  <http://www.paciellogroup.com/resources/wat-ie-about.html>****
>



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