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Practice Describing Pictures, anyone game?

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Nov 1999 13:18:41 -0800
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.19991110131450.01b93270@mail.idyllmtn.com>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Accurately describing picture content is necessary for accessibility
considerations, especially LONGDESC/D-Link.  However, giving good
and useful picture descriptions is not as easy as it sounds; there
is a certain art to it, and you can improve with practice.

I recently went on a trip to Rome to speak at the E-Commerce
Summit (http://www.e-commerce-summit.com/) and the day before
the summit started, I went on a commercial tour of Rome and took
many pictures of what I was seeing.  I would like to make these
available on the web, and, as a practice exercise, I'd like to see
if anyone (who can see my pictures) would be interested in helping
to describe these pictures or at least evaluating the descriptions
that I or someone else has provided.

Anyone game?

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Kynn Bartlett  <kynn@idyllmtn.com>                   http://www.kynn.com/
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Received on Wednesday, 10 November 1999 16:24:14 GMT

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