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Re: Vector Graphical Alternatives

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2001 08:58:24 -0800
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.20010212085800.01668620@garth.idyllmtn.com>
To: "Sean B. Palmer" <sean@mysterylights.com>
Cc: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
At 06:19 AM 2/12/2001 , Sean B. Palmer wrote:
>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?

Isn't this an appropriate use for the <object> tag?

--Kynn

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