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Re: Maps that are accessible

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Sun, 6 Jun 2004 13:11:24 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200406061211.i56CBO103267@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> Many mapping systems actually store information, not just pictures. 

I know that this is true of German public map servers, but the UK ones
use images of the printed maps, even though, at least some of, the
printed maps are actually constructed from vector data.

> It essentially depends on the system used to store the information, and 
> how it is presented. Given the right data model you can use scripts and 
> PDF, or HTML embedded in an ActiveX control, or whatever you like, 

One of the key design issues for public map servers is how *not* to give
away this flexible raw data!
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