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Re: [DPUB-ANNOTATION-UC] Annotations for accessibility use case

From: Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com>
Date: Sun, 11 Oct 2015 15:46:04 +0000
To: George Kerscher <kerscher@montana.com>, "public-digipub@w3.org" <public-digipub@w3.org>, "public-i18n-core@w3.org" <public-i18n-core@w3.org>, 'Web Annotation' <public-annotation@w3.org>
Message-ID: <71273D19-E50B-459A-922F-9984DC634C04@adobe.com>
George - can you comment on how this would relate to accessibility for SVG or Canvas?

Leonard




On 10/11/15, 10:44 AM, "George Kerscher" <kerscher@montana.com> wrote:

>Dear Working Groups,
>
>At the very start of discussions about annotations, the use case for
>enhancing publications for accessibility was provided.
>
>There certainly will be items in Accessible EPUB  or any other digital
>specification that will require enhancements; STEM materials, for example
>will need more elaboration than is provided in the accessible version that
>meets a baseline.
>
>At diagramcenter.org, a Diagrammar  framework for making content accessible
>has been developed. We have been thinking that this content model would be
>transformed to structured HTML5 and used to annotate an item in a EPUB or
>other digital formats.
>
>I simply want to remind the working group of this fundamental use case.
>
>Best
>George
>
>George Kerscher Ph.D.
>-In our Information Age, access to information is a fundamental human right.
>Secretary General, DAISY Consortium
>http://www.daisy.org

>Senior Officer, Accessible Technology Learning Ally Together It's Possible 
>http://www.LearningAlly.org 
>President, International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) 
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>Chair Steering Council Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), a division of the
>W3C 
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