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

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2008 10:16:45 +0200
Message-ID: <48ABD2ED.4020701@w3.org>
To: Jie Bao <baojie@cs.rpi.edu>
CC: OWL Working Group WG <public-owl-wg@w3.org>, "Elisa F. Kendall" <ekendall@sandsoft.com>, "Deborah L. McGuinness" <dlm@cs.rpi.edu>, Evan Wallace <ewallace@cme.nist.gov>
No particular comment at this time, just a note that I like this
thing:-) But I am not sure how we could also produce an HTML version of


Jie Bao wrote:
> Hi All
> There is an update draft of the OWL 2 quicl reference guide  at:
> http://www.w3.org/2007/OWL/wiki/images/8/8e/Owl2-refcard_2008-08-19.pdf
> Please note that draft is yet incomplete. As some naming issues are
> pending, there are terms with the "?" mark
> Comments are welcome.
> Regards
> Jie (representing Elisa, Deborah and Evan)
> On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 8:23 AM, Elisa F. Kendall <ekendall@sandsoft.com> wrote:
>> Hi Alan,
>> I exchanged email with Li Ding, who originally created the semantic web card
>> you've referenced, below.  He provided the original MS Word version we can
>> use as a starting point - will email Ivan off list on migrating that to some
>> other form so that we can "play with it".
>> Thanks,
>> Elisa
>> Alan Ruttenberg 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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