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Re: telecon5/Examples of use of graphics to demonstrate complex problems

From: Robert Neff <robneff@home.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Jul 1999 05:56:47 -0700
Message-ID: <001c01beca0a$814ddd00$64520518@alex1.va.home.com>
To: "jonathan chetwynd" <jay@peepo.com>, "Jason White" <jasonw@ariel.ucs.unimelb.edu.au>
Cc: "w3c" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
We are using Flash three and are putting ALT tags in the embedded object.

----- Original Message -----
From: jonathan chetwynd <jonathan@signbrowser.free-online.co.uk>
To: Jason White <jasonw@ariel.ucs.unimelb.edu.au>
Cc: w3c <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, July 09, 1999 12:00 AM
Subject: telecon5/Examples of use of graphics to demonstrate complex
problems


> I am not currently privy to decisions as to the method of communication
> determined by w3c for their site.
>
> However if you have tried flash3 it has an excellent interactive tutorial.
> It is not impossible to provide text alternatives, however difficult.
>
> SimCity as I remember, about 25 years ago was available as a text game.
> Today it is used by city planners, the text version is not abandoned, just
> less accessible to the majority.
>
> The gl site does use < > and ^ someone decided these icons were
acceptable.
>
> Prefferred learning method is a user centred term referring to different
> peoples chosen method of studying. Some like command line structure,
others
> prefer gui.
> By only admitting one method wai is not accommodating a large part of the
> community. It happens that non-readers are near one extreme.
>
> It is evident that if this is to be actioned, much of the site would be
> effected, including ig, gl and eo.
>
> jay@peepo.com
>
> Please send us links to your favourite websites.
> Our site www.peepo.com is a drive thru.
> When you see a link of interest, click on it.
> Move the mouse to slow down.
> It is a graphical aid to browsing the www.
> We value your comments.
>
>
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