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Re: Checkpoint 1.1, p.s.

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2002 19:14:17 -0500 (EST)
To: Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>
cc: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0212021904360.18773-100000@tux.w3.org>

If, in the text, it already says something like "figure one shows that from
june to august sales fell from one to zero" then I would suggesty that an
appropriate alternative is "figure one - sales in june, july an august". If
the information isn't in the text already then you need to figure out how to
put it succinctly in an alt...


On Mon, 2 Dec 2002, Wendy A Chisholm wrote:

>John Slatin proposed the following rewording of example 2 for checkpoint
>1.1 [1]
>Providing a short label and a longer explanation are provided for
>a data chart.  A bar chart compares how many widgets were sold in June,
>July, and August. The short label says, "Graph of the numbers of widgets
>sold in June, July, and August." The longer description identifies the type
>of chart or graph, provides  a high-level summary of the data comparable to
>that available from the chart or graph, and lists the data themselves.
>I suggest that we accept this proposal in the next draft.
>[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2002JulSep/0291.html

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