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Re: Labelling SVG files: publishing updated Accessibility Guidelines

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2007 23:19:59 -0400
Message-ID: <4710395F.4060003@w3.org>
To: ~:'' ありがとうございました。 <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Cc: www-svg List <www-svg@w3.org>

Hi, Jonathan-

I think you're right.  I wrote an essay experiment touching on this a 
while back [1] ... maybe I should restore and update that for modern 
browsers (and search engines).  Thanks for bringing it this to our 
attention.  I've opened an issue report on it [2], and you should feel 
free to add to it.

[1] http://www.schepers.cc/svgaccessibility.html
[2] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=5190

-Doug Schepers
W3C Staff Contact, SVG, CDF, and WebAPI

~:'' ありがとうございました。 wrote (on 10/12/2007 4:25 AM):
> Labelling SVG files: publishing updated Accessibility Guidelines
> Chris & Doug,
> Does anyone have what they consider to be an exemplary or even good 
> example of how SVG should be labelled to help people using non-visual 
> technologies as well as search engines comprehend content of SVG files? 
> this includes future-proofing them, for when assistive technologies and 
> indexing improve.
> How about a statement describing the same?
> http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG-access/#def-eq-alt
> does not provide examples of good practice.
> This statement is part of a w3c 'Note" from 2000, when will the new 
> Accessibility Guidelines be published?
> cheers
> Jonathan Chetwynd
> Accessibility Consultant on Media Literacy and the Internet
> I recently raised accessibility concerns in the SW group concerning 
> their ~20 new SVG logos.
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/semantic-web/2007Oct/0092.html
> I then subsequently discovered that all my new weather symbols on 
> wikipedia are also missing internal descriptions of their content, 
> though google does rank them by their filenames, this is not good enough.
> http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Weather_symbols

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