59904Re: [svg-developers] Re: Defining a pragmatic semantic description of SVG content.
- Jan 31, 2008Hi Richard,
At 18:19 31/01/2008, you wrote:
>Hi,Thanks for reminding me of your SVG-based comic.
>--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, <j.chetwynd@...> wrote:
> > Defining a pragmatic semantic description of SVG content.
> > (for people who use screenreaders and search engines.)
> > (...)
>I try to make my comic accessible by:
If anybody knows other SVG examples that use these accessibility
features, I would be very interested in hearing about them as I've
been writing a report on SVG accessiblity issues.
>Using a title element.---
>Having a desc element breifly describing the entire file.
>Having a desc element describing each frame (usually in "Fred punches
>Joe" sort of terms rather than "Large muscular man hits smaller man
>with glasses with fist".
>Using text elements as much as possible.
>Using desc elements to describe text which is in the form of path data
>(e.g. it has to be shown in perspective).
>My main problem with this is that I really don't know if anybody cares
>about this or uses software which can read this in a user friendly way
>(anybody could click "View source" and search it for title desc and
>text elements). I would like to have feedback from visually handicapped
>people and accessibility software developers about if this useful or
>should be done differently.
>Richard Pearman http://www.pixelpalaces.com/
>The next stage in the evolution of web comics:
Please stop inviting me to LinkedIn, Facebook, Quechup or other
but I haven't.
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