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Re: Action-98 One page quick reference card / accessibility

From: Jie Bao <baojie@cs.rpi.edu>
Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2008 00:08:07 -0400
Message-ID: <b6b357670808192108v3c45e6fcoe29955b21e7dab14@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Alan Ruttenberg" <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Cc: "OWL Working Group WG" <public-owl-wg@w3.org>

Alan: I don't know whether it is already settled or not: for the pdf
concern, we might publish it as a picture, e.g., in gif or png. High
printing  quality may be achieved with a reasonably small file size.

Jie

On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 12:44 AM, Alan Ruttenberg
<alanruttenberg@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Conversation with Ivan:
>
> Alan:
> There's some interest in having something like a quick reference card.
> Formatting/typesetting of this card would be important, in order to have it
> fit on the page, etc. However Peter pointed out that this may not be to the
> W3C's liking for reasons of accessibility, viewing on any device, etc, so I
> was tasked with an action to ask you about what guidelines are with respect
> to this.
>
> There's a semantic web one that someone produced that is inspiration.
> http://ebiquity.umbc.edu/resource/html/id/94/
> Basically we're still trying to avoid a situation where we create redundant
> documents. This  would be a creative way of handling an important function
> of the overview  and there was general agreement in the UFDTF that this sort
> of thing is useful.
>
> Ivan:
>
> AFAIK, such cards have been produced before both for OWL and SPARQL (but I
> may be wrong). But never as an 'official' W3C deliverable.
>
> Peter is right that there would be quite a problem with W3C producing a W3C
> recommendation or any other document in PDF (only). If somebody could come
> up with a clever way of achieving the same effect with CSS (and then have it
> in forms of PDF, too), well, that could work. Otherwise we keep it
> non-official.
>
> -Alan
>
>
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