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RE: Action Item

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 11 Oct 2003 09:28:39 -0400 (EDT)
To: "Yvette P. Hoitink" <y.p.hoitink@heritas.nl>
Cc: tcroucher@netalleynetworks.com, w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.55.0310110927240.10615@homer.w3.org>

A common problem with Microsoft clip art is that the images are pretty
familiar, but in so many different contexts that they don't have a lot of
meaning.

Chaals

On Fri, 10 Oct 2003, Yvette P. Hoitink wrote:

>
>Maybe my tetrahedron can help as a source of inspiration? It's just standard
>Microsoft clipart but I think the concepts are pretty international (please
>correct me if I'm wrong).
>
>My version can be seen at <http://www.webeone.org/wcagtet.htm>. It's a
>refinement of William Loughborough's idea to make the principles more
>tangible using a tetrahedron.
>
>Yvette Hoitink
>CEO Heritas, Enschede, The Netherlands
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org
>> [mailto:w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Tom Croucher
>> Sent: vrijdag 10 oktober 2003 10:25
>> To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
>> Subject: Fwd: Action Item
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> ------- Forwarded message -------
>> From: Kerstin Goldsmith <kerstin.goldsmith@oracle.com>
>> To: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
>> Subject: Action Item
>> Date: Thu, 09 Oct 2003 20:10:36 -0700
>>
>> >
>> > Hi, Folks.
>> >
>> > I like where Tom Croucher is going with the images of the 4
>> > Principles.
>> >  My only warning would be that, as this is an international effort,
>> > images of hands and faces can be offensive in some
>> cultures, so we will
>> > likely want to do an internationalization check with
>> Richard Ishida, et
>> > al, at some point before going too far with any designs.
>> >
>> > That being said, my action item was to investigate whether
>> or not any
>> > of
>> > the 4 Principles had any universally accepted images/icons
>> already - or,
>> > if not universally accepted, as least images/icons of some kind in
>> > existence.  I have not been able to find any visual
>> respresentations to
>> > date, either through my own searching, or through my
>> UI/Design Team.
>> > Sorry.
>> >
>> > So, let the creative juices flow - I guess we can talk
>> about assigning
>> > folks the action item of coming up with proposals now?
>> >
>> > Cheers,
>> > -Kerstin
>> >
>>
>>
>>
>
>

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