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Re: Wordle worthwhile to accessify?

From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 00:50:46 +0100
Message-ID: <48F53056.8060409@googlemail.com>
To: Peter Thiessen <peter.thiessen@primalfusion.com>
CC: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Peter Thiessen wrote:
> Why make a
> tool who's primary focus is beautifying typography accessible?

Interesting. I think of Wordles as a way to prettify non-linking tag clouds.

http://24ways.org/2006/marking-up-a-tag-cloud

If we're talking about making the Wordle applet accessible, the Java 
Accessibility API would seem to be the appropriate starting point.

http://java.sun.com/javase/technologies/accessibility/index.jsp

applet alt and object contents are basically fallbacks.

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Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
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