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Re: metadata

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2001 11:44:10 -0400 (EDT)
To: <K.L.Baker@open.ac.uk>
cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0106150854270.21932-100000@tux.w3.org>
Hi, yes there are a few bits and pieces. First, there is a PICS scheme for
identifying WCAG conformance of pages dating back to June 1999 -

There is the EARL project, which aims to use metadata to provide detailed
information about accessibilty assessments - http://www.w3.org/2001/03/earl

There is the RDF-based text-only SVG viewer - http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/ASVG
which builds on some work in chapter 5 of the "Accessibiltiy Features in SVG"
Note - http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG-access

Brian Kelly of JISC in the UK has also done some work on this topic...

From time to time I talk about the topic - an example of some simple slides
is at http://www.w3.org/2001/Talks/0506-semwai/slide1-0 but that misses the
bits that I explained during the talk...


Charles McCN

On Fri, 15 Jun 2001 K.L.Baker@open.ac.uk wrote:


  A colleague of mine has asked if there is any information on metadata and
  accessibility.  I've not really come across anything about this - can anyone

  Thanks very much

  Kirsty Baker
  Open University Library

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