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Re: Which title? - Re: Please review: Draft Call which includes Use Cases

From: Marja-Riitta Koivunen <marja@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 08 Oct 2003 15:01:24 -0400
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To: Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>, "Markku T. Hakkinen" <hakkinen@dinf.ne.jp>, "Public-Wai-Rd" <public-wai-rd@w3.org>

I would not leave visualizations out as that is what many people also do 
understand and understand that they are inaccessible. You can have access 
to the numbers in a table and still not have access to something similar as 
good visualizations.

As a compromise, maybe we could do something like "Making Visualizations of 
Complex Data Accessible for Persons with Disabilities." ?


At 02:36 PM 10/8/2003 -0400, Wendy A Chisholm wrote:

>Is the primary goal to make visualizations accessible or to provide access 
>to data? If to provide access to data (which usually ends up presented in 
>a visualization), I propose, "Making Large Data Sets Accessible for 
>Persons with Disabilities."
>It still feels a little awkward, but "visualization" used out of context 
>(i.e., just in a title) is likely to be misinterpreted  (e.g.,  PFWG is 
>working on  "visual verification."  When I told someone our next topic is 
>"visualizations" she thought we were doing "visual verification.")
>At 01:21 PM 10/8/2003, Marja-Riitta Koivunen wrote:
>>I prefer the title
>>Making Visualization Technologies Accessible for Persons with Disabilities
>>but maybe we should change "Visualization Technologies" to just 
>>"Visualizations"? Technologies brings to my mind SVG etc. and that is 
>>could but what about the image from Lee's talk describing collaborating 
>>users with dots, adjacency and color codes, is that a technology too or 
>>rather a technique. I think Visualizations will cover both or what do 
>>others think?
>>At 11:06 AM 10/8/2003 -0400, Markku T. Hakkinen wrote:
>>>Please review and comment upon the current draft call for position papers
>>>I'm looking forward to your comments.
>wendy a chisholm
>world wide web consortium
>web accessibility initiative
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