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RE: Accessibility Features of SVG

From: Doug Schepers <doug.schepers@vectoreal.com>
Date: Sat, 26 Aug 2006 18:53:15 -0400
To: "'Jonathan Chetwynd'" <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>, <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20060826225320.8524817D9C@postalmail-a2.dreamhost.com>

Hi, Jonathan-

Jonathan Chetwynd wrote:
| A simple case being the "Accessibility Features of SVG"
| http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG-access/
| this document can hardly have been considered complete on  
| publication, however six years later there is little if any evidence  
| of intention to revise, update or supercede. Though perhaps this is  
| off-topic for the subject header :-)

Chaals and I have discussed ways in which we can update it.  We are going to
give it a thorough review and revision, an effort I hope to start by year's
end.  I am interested in and concerned with accessibility, but I am not
comprehensively qualified to author such a document, so I will be contacting
experts and soliciting feedback and contributions.

The new document will include explanations and links to accessibility
features in SVG (including SVG Tiny 1.2), pragmatic examples, and best
practices.  It will also review the current state of these features in
existing implementations, an ongoing effort.

If you have specific challenges that you want addressed, please do send them
on.  It's a huge subject that covers everything from sensory to cognitive
challenges, and no one solution will address everything, but we will do our
level best to be as comprehensive as we can, given the current state of

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