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Re: Help with accessibility standards for images and infographics

From: Leena Chourey <leenagour@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2015 16:46:06 +0530
Message-ID: <CAD-S5bOqCCP2dcgAjF0bdt7HQen8YTY85oarJq6+Ht1ej42SrA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alex Fuller <fulleralex@hotmail.co.uk>
Cc: "Arch, Andrew" <andrew.arch@pmc.gov.au>, Shane Hudson <shane@shanehudson.net>, "public-infographics@w3.org" <public-infographics@w3.org>
Thanks Alex for compiling all together. it can be now updated timely.Realy
helpful.

References section can be added further.

with regards
Leena

On Thu, Jul 16, 2015 at 4:16 PM, Alex Fuller <fulleralex@hotmail.co.uk>
wrote:

>  Hi,
> Thank you all for replying to my request for help with standards for
> infographics. In my research I spotted some of the examples you sent me and
> have read up some more using the other links to valuable sites.
>
> I have now put together some guidance notes for my colleagues to
> use and would like to ask you all another favour, if that's ok.
>
> Could you review my attached guidance notes and see if they are any good.
> Please feel free to be critical as I would rather you guys help me get this
> right at this stage instead of finding out that I am offering incorrect
> information which is then unhelpful to our end users.
> Thanks
> Alex
>
> ------------------------------
> From: Andrew.Arch@pmc.gov.au
> To: Shane@shanehudson.net; danield@w3.org
> CC: fulleralex@hotmail.co.uk; public-infographics@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Accessibility standards for infographics [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
> Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2015 23:43:38 +0000
>
>  UNCLASSIFIED
>
> I’m not aware of any formal guidelines, but here are two other references
> for consideration:
>
>
>
> -
> http://www.accessiq.org/create/content/how-to-create-an-accessible-infographic
>
> -          http://chris.throup.org.uk/2012/04/14/accessible-infographics/
>
>
>
> Andrew
>
>
>
> *From:* Shane Hudson [mailto:Shane@shanehudson.net]
> *Sent:* Friday, 10 July 2015 10:17 PM
> *To:* Daniel Dardailler
> *Cc:* fulleralex@hotmail.co.uk; public-infographics@w3.org
> *Subject:* Re: Accessibility standards for infographics
>
>
>
> 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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