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Final Form and performance

From: Pawson, David <DPawson@rnib.org.uk>
Date: Fri, 3 Mar 2000 12:11:03 -0000
Message-ID: <39B19660C174D311BB9000A0C9E01C3F18B93B@corfu.rnib.org.uk>
To: "'w3c-wai-pf@w3.org'" <w3c-wai-pf@w3.org>, "'www-svg@w3.org'" <www-svg@w3.org>
Re the SVG file we were given.
I did this conversion for Greg,
so thought I might as well forward to you too.
The original from the transform is html, but 
included here as text.

1. I think it  is invalid to the given DTD. I'm checking that out.
2. The text is broken into part lines, since SVG
cannot wrap it.
3. None of the g elements have title attributes.
4. For what its worth, here it is.

I sorted it by y position, then x position,
trying to read top left to bottom right.

It may be possible to order by font size, to
get an indication of relative importance, but
its a bit more work, its buried in attributes like,
quote:
style="font-size: 9;font-family: Arial;fill:black" 
unquote.
XSLT can dig it out, but I haven't.


Here it is. I included the text element positions,
for what its worth.

Regards, DaveP

File starts.

Size is: 2524 wide by 667.296005

58, 82: Berlin to Budapest . 

64, 111: Riding The Rails Through Former Communist Europe . 

103, 207: Outside my train window, the world still . 

291, 207: Oslo to Athens to Moscow. I buy a ticket to . 

96, 219: sleeps. Morning mist rises from the rolling . 

291, 219: Prague and pick up chocolate and fruit at the sta . 

89, 232: patchwork of fields and wooded lowlands. As . 

291, 232: tion market before finding my train. Settling into the . 

83, 244: sunlight splashes whitewashed farmhouses, . 

291, 244: upholstered comfort of a window seat, I watch the . 

77, 257: signs of life appear. A woman hangs laundry in a . 

291, 257: platform as lovers embrace and families wave. . 

71, 269: tiny courtyard. Cows emerge from sagging barns. . 

291, 269: Leaving the station, we roll through a gritty industrial . 

66, 282: As I sip espresso in the sun-filled dining car, other . 

291, 282: zone of stained warehouses. In the distance, rows of . 

62, 294: passengers join me, and together we greet the day in . 

291, 294: bleak apartment buildings rise from the monochrome . 

57, 307: a silent communion of coffee and pastry. . 

291, 307: cityscape, a remnant of Cold War Soviet architecture. . 

54, 319: I am traveling by train through central Europe, to visit . 

291, 319: As we reach the outskirts of the city, open fields . 

51, 332: the region's cultural meccas, Berlin, Budapest, and . 

291, 332: replace concrete, and small houses bordered by veg . 

49, 344: Prague, and to see an area embracing capitalism after . 

291, 344: etable gardens and flower patches brighten my win . 

48, 357: decades of communist rule. . 

291, 357: dow view. . 

48, 369: I am also here to feed a serious habit. I love trains. . 

291, 369: A spirited group of Americans joins me in my com . 

50, 382: >From Argentina to Zimbabwe, I willingly jump at the . 

291, 382: partment, and soon we're sharing chocolate and . 

52, 394: chance to feel the click and sway of steel wheels . 

291, 394: travel stories. As I leave in search of the dining . 

55, 407: beneath me. I want to ride the rails through the former . 

291, 407: car, the door next to our compartment slides . 

58, 419: Soviet bloc, watch the countryside unfold, and see . 

291, 419: open and a German businessman rushes . 

62, 432: how the region's rail system compares to the excel . 

291, 432: out. "What do you think this is, a party . 

67, 444: lent train service in Western Europe. . 

291, 444: car?", he snaps. I apologize for our noisy . 

71, 457: Choosing a North-South route, I begin my journey . 

291, 457: group, and he softens. Five minutes later . 

76, 469: in Germany, at Berlin's Zoo station. The woman . 

291, 469: we part with a handshake, having dis . 

82, 482: at the information kiosk tells me trains depart . 

291, 482: cussed Wall Street, Hillary Clinton, and . 

88, 494: from here daily to anywhere in Europe, from . 

291, 494: apple strudel. . 

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