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Re: JavaScript Visual Effects

From: gez <gez@juicystudio.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2003 04:09:57 -0000
Message-ID: <000401c3afe5$5b0ff590$1700a8c0@juicy.com>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

You can say what you like about milk, but leave lemons out of it. They are
friendly :)

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Harry Woodrow" <harrry@email.com>
To: "'gez'" <gez@juicystudio.com>
Sent: Friday, November 21, 2003 3:20 AM
Subject: RE: JavaScript Visual Effects


> I will have mine with milk please not lemon :)
>
> Harrry:)
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org] On
> Behalf Of gez
> Sent: Friday, 21 November 2003 10:43 AM
> To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> Subject: Re: JavaScript Visual Effects
>
>
> You can say what you like in your longdesc, but leave the British out of
> it.
> They're jolly nice people, able to solve anything with a nice cuppa.
>
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Juan Ulloa" <julloa@bcc.ctc.edu>
> To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> Sent: Thursday, November 20, 2003 5:28 PM
> Subject: RE: JavaScript Visual Effects
>
>
> >
> > Is it discrimination if a developer makes a website nicer to look at?
> If
> > the image is considered simple eye candy, can't the developer simple
> alt
> tag
> > or even an empty alt tag?
> >
> > <devils advocate with a tad bit of sarcasm>
> > When you view a website that has photographs using lynx or Jaws and
> you
> run
> > over an image that has an alt attribute that reads "photo of Jim" or
> "corner
> > graphic"  Do you ponder about the way Jim looks like or how if the
> corner
> > graphic has a nice beveled curve.  Or does the developer have the
> > responsibility to be more specific with the alt descriptions.  Should
> the
> > alt attributes read: "Full body photograph of Jim: buck teeth, brown
> hair,
> > blue eyes, about 5 feet tall and dressed in denim " and "blue corner
> graphic
> > with a smooth edge connecting the left navigation color and the top
> > navigation bar." But maybe that's not enough, maybe I should use the
> > original alt attributes and apply long descriptions for each, this way
> I
> can
> > explain that Jim is smiling at the camera, that his denim pants have a
> rip
> > on them slightly above his left knee and that his socks don't match
> because
> > he is British.  I mean, his socks don't match, AND he is British.  Can
> I
> > include humor in my longdesc page, or do I have to stick to the facts?
> > </devils advocate with a tad bit of sarcasm>
> >
> >   Juan C. Ulloa
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: William R Williams [mailto:wrwilliams@fs.fed.us]
> > > Sent: Thursday, November 20, 2003 9:03 AM
> > > To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> > > Subject: Re: JavaScript Visual Effects
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > You've accomplished an adequate job in the alt statement of
> describing
> the
> > > process of presenting the 3 photographs on neaglesrock.com. Still, I
> have
> > > some difficulty anytime one indicates, as you have, that no
> important
> > > information is conveyed in the image(s). If this is the case, why is
> the
> > > photo there in the first place?
> > >
> > > In fact, doesn't it seem a discriminatory practice to have the image
> > > "viewable" to those who can actually see it on-screen but to
> indicate to
> > > others that no important information is presented therein?
> > >
> > > I understand that "timeliness" of information is an important
> > > accessibility
> > > concern; yet, it seems to me that a workable solution for this
> > > presentation
> > > is to simply link to a "web page" that contains the 3 separate
> photos
> and
> > > meaningful alts or descriptions in context. I've done exactly that
> for a
> > > similar presentation; i.e., a randam photos Javascript:
> > >
> > > http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/about/index.shtml
> > > http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/about/op-foos.html
> > >
> > > Bill Williams
> >
> >
> >
>
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