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Re: WHat makes Icons accessible or not?

From: Anne Pemberton <apembert@erols.com>
Date: Tue, 01 May 2001 17:50:40 -0400
Message-Id: <3.0.5.32.20010501175040.007e8260@pop.erols.com>
To: love26@gorge.net (William Loughborough), Jan Richards <jan.richards@utoronto.ca>, w3c-wai-au@w3.org
Cc: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
William,

	A very useful set of sites! In a few minutes use, I found a nice icon for
my kids' link page for the "online games" - a gamepad, which all/most will
recognize, if I can make it a bit larger ...

				Anne


At 07:35 AM 5/1/01 -0700, William Loughborough wrote:
>At 10:01 AM 5/1/01 -0400, Jan Richards wrote:
>>These are afterall, not the most important pieces of information on the
page.
>
>True, but they are very convenient for a lot of people, hence toolbars' 
>popularity.
>
>As an exercise you might look at huge icon collections and see what springs 
>out at the visual user?
>http://lal.cs.byu.edu/buttons/gifs.html
>http://www.iconbazaar.com/document/
>http://www.iconbazaar.com/computer/pg01.html
>http://www.free-clipart-archive.com/
>
>The last one has over 5000 icons categorized/downloadable.
>
>For an icon to become an "ICON" it must proliferate - whatever gets chosen 
>*becomes* iconic.
>
>--
>Love.
>                 ACCESSIBILITY IS RIGHT - NOT PRIVILEGE
>
>
Anne Pemberton
apembert@erols.com

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