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Re: Re[2]: SVG --> HTML/TXT for searching and accessibility

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 15:50:30 -0000
Message-ID: <030001c21228$e15f34a0$ca969dc3@emedia.co.uk>
To: <www-svg@w3.org>

<DPawson@rnib.org.uk>
> The approach is good, although I'd present a different split,
> which is probably difficult to do via a machine.
>
> The predicates
>
> IsConvergencePoint
> IsConnected
> PointsTo
> ExpandsTo
> Associated
>
> are on in the 'lines and curves and areas' domain of operation
> (which the graphic artist works in).
>
> the reader of the document does a mental translation of those into
> things like 'face' 'house' 'process box' etc which are in a slightly
> different domain.

Absolutely, but those predicates aren't used for describing a face or a
house etc. they're used for describing graphs which have directions etc.
SVG is very commonly used for describing graphs, at least that's how I'd
use them, and the examples don't show them being used other than in the
graphlike images.

Jim.
Received on Wednesday, 12 June 2002 11:53:14 GMT

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