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Re: Template for Accessible Web Page

From: Matt Morgan-May <mattmay@adobe.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2008 13:07:38 -0700
To: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
CC: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C40D581A.5186%mattmay@adobe.com>

On 3/24/08 12:58 PM, "David Dorward" <david@dorward.me.uk> wrote:
>> [MM] Now you're really overreaching. A pipe is not "ASCII art".
> 
> Really? It is an ASCII character. It is being used for visual
> appearance, and not the meaning it has (since it doesn't have any
> meaning in English). That sounds like ASCII art to me.

[MM] It's not. From WCAG 1.0:

"ASCII art refers to text characters and symbols that are combined to create
an image. For example  ';-)' is the smiley emoticon."

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M
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