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Re: Help requested on accessibility of SVG

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2003 22:33:10 +0200
Message-ID: <184-2143775828.20030728223310@w3.org>
To: "Jim Ley" <jim@jibbering.com>
CC: www-svg@w3.org

On Monday, July 28, 2003, 8:29:05 AM, Jim wrote:

JL> "Bjoern Hoehrmann" <derhoermi@gmx.net>
>> * Jim Ley wrote:
>> >I'm trying to make SVG versions of the existing GIF "valid FOO" badges,
JL> but
>> FWIW, <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-validator/2001Jul/0208>.
>> >I'm having a very hard time making them usefully accessible.
>> Mine don't even attempt to, but their rendering should be much
>> closer to the original buttons, feel free to steal from them.

JL> I'm actually happy with the appearance, and so were those people of
JL> #validator who's seen them so far, although we never could get W3 Comms to
JL> come back with which font to use for the text,

I confirm that the W3 is from emigre base12, the C is drawn in
illustrator derived from base12. I don't know what font was originally
sed for the .ai versions for the other text

JL> in the end we chose one that
JL> looked similar and we had a licence to embed...

A good choice, for both artistic and legal reasons.

 Chris                            mailto:chris@w3.org
Received on Monday, 28 July 2003 16:33:21 UTC

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