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Re: Accessibility standards for infographics

From: Shane Hudson <Shane@shanehudson.net>
Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2015 13:16:38 +0100
Message-ID: <CANYFvNO97g8Lfg5PJc8WaQLD_7_UvZLSS151Mx8sxq4ZpTjN1A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Daniel Dardailler <danield@w3.org>
Cc: fulleralex@hotmail.co.uk, public-infographics@w3.org
Another place worth looking is the UK's Office of National Statistics.
Their style guide for data visualisation has a lot of well researched
advice that may help: http://style.ons.gov.uk/category/data-visualisation/

On Fri, Jul 10, 2015 at 12:05 PM, Daniel Dardailler <danield@w3.org> wrote:

> Hello Alex
>
> WCAG2 in itself includes some success criteria that cover infographics, or
> any other non textual content for that matters, so you need to look at ways
> to implement this requirement in your infographics format of choice. The
> default being to provide a meaning full alternative in text.
>
> Wrt to choosing a format, have you looked at SVG and ARIA ?
>
> A couple of references:
>
> http://www.sitepoint.com/tips-accessible-svg/
>
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-infographics/2012Jul/0000.html
>
>
>
> On 2015-07-09 11:46, Alex Fuller wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>> I am trying to find out whether there are any formal guidelines for
>> producing accessible infographics.
>>
>> I have tried doing research on the web and cannot find anything
>> definitive. The closest I got was the Accessible Infographics
>> community group [1] but not really much further.
>>
>> Can you help?
>>
>> Thanks
>> Alex
>>
>>
>> Links:
>> ------
>> [1]
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-infographics/2012Jan/0000.html
>>
>
>


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