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Re: A new iconography? (was:How to convince businesses to be accessib le...)

From: Anne Pemberton <apembert@crosslink.net>
Date: Sun, 08 Oct 2000 10:35:30 -0700
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To: David Poehlman <poehlman@clark.net>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
At 02:06 PM 10/7/00 -0400, David Poehlman wrote:
>the point I was making though is that it is one thing to have
>a problem that requires an unveiling solution and quite another to have
>something unveiled and not be able to access it if you will.  

I think you are saying that it is one problem solved if graphics are
labeled with text, but a very different problem if the graphics aren't
there to begin with. Is it really so different? The text is "unveiled" by
including the graphics. 

>I am
>saying that our current guidelines and rightly so aim at strenthening
>the availability of information and that ot go further there needs to be
>a different set of guidelines.

Not so much a different set, but a more inclusion in the current guidelines
and especially specifics on including graphics that are illustrative, to
guide web masters to making intellent choices in making their content more
useful to a wider audience. 


Anne L. Pemberton
Enabling Support Foundation
Received on Sunday, 8 October 2000 09:48:10 UTC

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