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Re: [Bulk] Re: Defining a pragmatic semantic description of SVG content.

From: ~:'' ありがとうございました。 <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2008 07:28:33 +0000
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To: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>


thank you for that outlining clearly a significant issue, which can  
be addressed.

Can you improve on a guideline such as:

"SVG is primarily a graphics technology, so ensure text will be  
understood in a context without graphical support and that it is  
coded in a logical reading order"


Jonathan Chetwynd
Accessibility Consultant on Media Literacy and the Internet

On 28 Jan 2008, at 22:34, David Woolley wrote:

~:'' ありがとうございました。 wrote:

>        Text
> Text in SVG is not semantically rich as in other languages such as  
> HTML. The screenreader user may experience problems[3]  
> understanding spoken text, as it is likely to be context specific  
> in a graphical environment such as SVG.

The other thing that is likely to happen in any document not  
explicitly designed for accessibility is that the text is likely to  
come out in far from the logic reading order, even if SVG is being  
used as a page description language, rather than mainly for graphics.

David Woolley
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