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Re: Graphics where words wont do:

From: jonathan chetwynd <jc@signbrowser.org.uk>
Date: Sat, 28 Oct 2000 09:21:45 +0100
Message-ID: <002901c040bc$4f801fc0$c9c4883e@windows>
To: "Al Gilman" <asgilman@iamdigex.net>, "Anne Pemberton" <apembert@crosslink.net>, "Leonard R. Kasday" <kasday@acm.org>
Cc: "Evaluation&Repair" <w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org>

I don't appreciate your distinction.

Perhaps you could elaborate?

Re graphical means to browse the web.     Are you asking
- what to do to help a non-reader find sites that would interest him or her?
- Or what to do to help him or her navigate the site once he or she gets


My point remains that whilst there is not enough suitable graphical material
on the web, the far more serious problem is the lack of an animated
graphical browsing interface(including a search facility), that links these

The nearest I have as a proposal, is hopefully what svg promises, and
something like java/flash but with links to external sites, but without the
'lurching' or stop-go currently encountered.

jonathan chetwynd

IT teacher (learning difficulty)
& accessibility consultant
Received on Saturday, 28 October 2000 04:55:31 UTC

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