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Vector Graphical Alternatives

From: Sean B. Palmer <sean@mysterylights.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2001 14:19:31 -0000
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I'm not sure if this has already come up, but a decent thing to require if
text-in-images is used is that there be some pointer to a vector based
alternative. Sometimes it is difficult to convey the same semantics from
pictures to text, but if there were a slightly more accessible version of
that image, it would be a help. I thought of this as I was preparing to
draw yet another node and arc diagram for EARL, and realised how difficult
it would be for a complex graph to put into words. Using SVG for this would
be brilliant. Could you use longdesc for that, and then embed the SVG into
the longdesc page?

Kindest Regards,
Sean B. Palmer
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