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Re: examples of a variety of sites that include illustrations of concepts (i.e., examples of 3.4)

From: Jo Miller <jo@bendingline.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2001 12:49:47 -0400
Message-Id: <p05100329b78f33ed7d21@[]>
To: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>, Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>, w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Here's another example: http://usability.gov/guidelines/
The front page isn't illustrated, but the second-tier pages are. By 
using a "show and tell" approach, the authors are able to get their 
points across while keeping their explanatory text brief.

(These pages are in the process of being re-coded and should be fully 
accessible within a few weeks, I believe.)


At 9:17 -0700 8/2/01, Kynn Bartlett wrote:
>At 10:21 AM -0400 2001/8/02, Wendy A Chisholm wrote:
>>I am not saying these examples are perfect, I am trying to show 
>>that illustrations and use of multimedia is more widespread than 
>>some people have been suggesting.
>Here's a great example of graphics illustrating concepts, Scott McCloud's
>"I can't stop thinking" column:
>      http://www.scottmccloud.com/comics/icst/index.html
>NOTE:  Content is wholly inaccessible to non-graphical users; this could
>be corrected rather easily so let's not concentrate on the inaccessibility
>of this example in one modality, but rather on the idea of how he uses
>illustration to convey his message.
Jo Miller
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