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Re: 2D displays

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From: Nancy Johnson
Date: Oct 31, 2011 6:51AM


I have a stigmatism both eyes.... Its not easy for me to look at...
I have difficulty following

Nancy

On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 6:55 PM, Chris Heilmann < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> On 28/10/2011 23:40, Stephan Wehner wrote:
>> How do you rate accessibility of the (interactive) 2D display at
>>
>> http://www.music-map.com/sandra.html ?
>>
>> Can it be improved?
>>
>> I'm not affliliated with the site, but want to make a similar display,
>> where similar items are placed close to each other.
>>
>> Stephan
>>
> Well, for starters you use tables for the main layout of the page, that
> can be quite a pain to navigate with assistive technology.
>
> The names of the bands are links with no separators but whitespace.
> Seeing that they are ordered, they should be in an ordered list - then
> they would also make sense when the DHTML script doesn't work.
>
> As it stands, this interface can be confusing and annoying, especially
> as there are no lines between the connected bands.
>
> In essence, this was impressive in 2001 when DHTML came out, but by now
> it should assist the organisation of the data, not just move around and
> make you chase it.
>
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