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Re: Spaces within titles (was: Minor Input For Authoring Guidelines)

From: Daniel Dardailler <danield@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 1998 11:41:18 +0200
Message-Id: <199804280941.LAA19809@www47.inria.fr>
To: "Gregg Vanderheiden" <po@trace.wisc.edu>
cc: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

> Daniel Wrote:
> We need to to add something in the Image section for image in ASCII
> art (refering to the thread we had a few weeks ago: how to announce
> them and finish them).
> GV: Suggested wording? 


If an author chooses to use PRE and Ascii Art instead of more
expensive (size) image file in graphic format, it is required to
  - provide an indication of the beginning and the end the inline graphic
    [Interim] for screen reader users, make sure you announce the
        beginning and the end of graphic portion using a text "marker"
        understandable by the user reading the page, so that she or he
        can skip this portion. 
    [New] for markup aware browser, use <PRE class=graphics> (and </PRE>
        will end the graphic normally)
  - attach both a short description (figure caption) and, if the
    graphic presents important information, a long description using a
    class d-link Anchor.

One way to do the interim job while keeping the original look is to
use CSS display=none on some marked SPAN:

in STYLE section at the beginning of the HTML:

  .ascii-art-marker { display:none }


<SPAN class=ascii-art-marker>Ascii-art (ending with Figure caption)</SPAN>
<PRE class=graphic>  
<P>Figure 6.1: Effect of a delay on playout schedule for different settings
       of the sync attribute. <A HREF=long class=d-link>D</A> 
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