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Re: [Moderator Action] Permission to use images

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 04 Aug 2002 16:06:24 -0400
Message-ID: <3D4D8940.7040207@w3.org>
To: Fabien Vais <fabien.vais@sympatico.ca>
CC: site-comments@w3.org


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Fabien Vais wrote:
> Hi,
> I found the images below on your Accessibility Forum website:(
> http://accessibilityforum.org/docs/feb_mtg_02/af-denver-cdrom_feb02/Worst_Case_Section_508_Rules/Rule_f.htm
> ), and I would like to use some of them in a booklet I am publishing on
> people with special needs. Could you please tell me if I need special
> permission to use them in my publication. The booklet will be distributed
> for free to a limited audience over the web (in its electronic version) and
> to anyone attending the next STC Annual Conference, next May in Dallas (in
> its printed format).
> Image Map
> I just need these images to identify each of the five sections I have in
> the booklet - Mobility restrictions, Chronic Fatigue, Hearing Impairment,
> Sight Impairment, and Dietary Restrictions.
> I guess for Mobility restrictions, I will use the wheelchair symbol. It
> seems to be international. And for Hearing Impairment, I should use the
> stylized ear. I've also seen that one in many places. The magnifying glass
> looks great for Sight Impairment. I prefer that to a white cane symbol,
> since most "blind" people do have some sight. However, for Chronic Fatigue,
> I'm not sure I'll use the person with a cane. I think most people with
> chronic fatigue do NOT use a cane, so I would give the wrong impression.
> And for Dietary restrictions, I was thinking of using the "standard" symbol
> you see on highways that represent a restaurant or dining establishment
> (plate and cutlery). Do you happen to know of any other symbols I could
> use?
> I would greatly appreciate any help you can give me, and I hope I'll hear
> from you soon.
> Fabien Vais
> fabien.vais@sympatico.ca <mailto:fabien.vais@sympatico.ca>

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