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Re: Cognition Simulation

From: Marja-Riitta Koivunen <marja@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2001 17:21:00 -0400
Message-Id: <4.1.20010827164641.052623b0@127.0.0.1>
To: "Jonathan Chetwynd" <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>, "Anne Pemberton" <apembert@erols.com>, "Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@w3.org>, "WAI GL" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
At 08:32 PM 8/27/01 +0100, Jonathan Chetwynd wrote:
>For those wishing to review a series of cartoons without text bubbles
>http://www.peepo.com/alf/cartoons.html might be helpful.
>http://www.demian5.com/005.html in particular is an easily understandable
>story.
>It is not essential for picture stories to have a direct correlation with
>text.

My point was that if you have cartoons with text bubbles, it is often hard
to understand them just based on the images. And cartoon are quite extreme
in having images. So having a lot of images may still not get the point
through when the issues are complicated enough.

But someone else already said the same thing: we need more detailed
instructions for making the images so that they communicate what needs to
be communicated. in each case. And what is it that needs to be
communicated? Clue of what the domain of the document is or the domain of
each part of the document? The parts and the whole? The main ideas, so that
users can get some understanding just by following the images? Or something
else?

Marja
>
>the naming of things is an essentially human endeavour, non the less we are
>also able to communicate the spiritual far better than through words alone,
>humour relies on something other than the text and even political ideology
>is not often well served by its commentators.
>
>thanks
>
>jonathan chetwynd
>IT teacher (LDD)
>j.chetwynd@btinternet.com
>http://www.peepo.com         "The first and still the best picture directory
>on the web"
Received on Monday, 27 August 2001 17:16:17 GMT

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