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RE: Cognition (was Re: Suggested issues that may be addressed in next version of guidelines)

From: Chuck Hitchcock <chitchcock@cast.org>
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 1999 10:50:56 -0400
To: "Web Content Accessibility Guidelines" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>, "Anne Pemberton" <apembert@crosslink.net>
Message-ID: <NBBBKAJEGLHENOJJCLGHAEIJEAAA.chitchcock@cast.org>
Anne wrote:

>For reasons I cannot fathom, those who create web sites are
>not following the most basic of structures used in children's
>books and picture books & magazines for older folks, putting the
>graphics on the page with (or facing) the text it applies to.

You might take a look at http://www.ipl.org/ for kid appropriate content.

A number of other resources are listed on our Resources web page under Digital
Media / Text (excuse the term) at http://www.cast.org/resources.html.  Many of
the resources include books with images.

We have also created a very basic introduction to the use of images, alt tags
and descriptions at http://www.cast.org/strategies/image_barrier.html.

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