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Re: telecon5/Examples of use of graphics to demonstrate complex problems

From: William Loughborough <love26@gorge.net>
Date: Fri, 09 Jul 1999 05:36:16 -0700
Message-ID: <3785ECC0.33DD97AC@gorge.net>
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
JC:: "It is not impossible to provide text alternatives, however

WL: How about "meaningful" or "widely understood" text alternatives? If
that's not "impossible" then please show an *EXAMPLE* using some
significant portion of the WAI site. We are not saying that we
*shouldn't* do it, but that we "can't" and there is still no evidence to
the contrary.  Even just using text there is a running thread about
misunderstandings in many checkpoints so that a "popularized" version
beyond the QuickTips cards has been bruted about - to go another step
and make the presentation simultaneously ideographic is, at least in
practical terms, in fact *impossible*. Please, prove me wrong.

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