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Re: Clear and simple writing

From: Lisa Seeman <seeman@netvision.net.il>
Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2001 18:25:54 -0800
To: WAI GL <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-id: <003a01c17558$82cd77c0$d790003e@dev1>
I would like to add the obvious one, that :
1, pictorial representation should be provided of each instruction, (if you
can not do it in one picture, it is time to split up the instructions)

2, diagrammatic representation should be provided for relationships and flow
of ideas. The subject could be shown at the center, with the various ideas
radiating outwards. Branches and sub-branches indicate the hierarchical
relationships between ideas, and visual cues are used to associate ideas
with easily recalled symbols

----- Original Message -----
From: "Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@w3.org>
To: "WAI GL" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, November 23, 2001 10:44 PM
Subject: Clear and simple writing

> One of the breakout groups at the recent face to face in Melbourne
> me, Lisa Seeman, Rob Pedlow from Telstra and Graham Oliver from AccEase)
> working on making text clear and simple, and how we could produce actual
> measurable success criteria - without these there is no checkpoint.
> Although this is a tricky area, and the four of us aren't the world's
> greatest experst, we came up with some ideas, which I have written up in
> following page: http://www.w3.org/2001/11/334-wcag
> I think that represents what we agreed on, but there is stuff that is
> from that still.
> Cheers
> Chaals
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