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Re: Accessibility of Tableau data dashboards?


From: Olaf Drümmer
Date: May 23, 2016 12:38PM

> On 23.05.2016, at 22:46, Chaals McCathie Nevile < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>> Does anyone know of a conceptual approach that can accommodate accessibility for data visualization (beyond alternative text or alternate -= text based - presentation forms)?
> Yes. There is a lot that could be done with SVG. Although implementation of accessibility features tends to be weak still, there are examples that show a lot of potential.
> Have a look at https://github.com/SVG-access-W3CG/use-case-examples for some starting points. Incorporating a lot of what works into charting libraries is not terribly complex despite being rare. Same for fixing a lot of the simpler browser bugs.

thanks for the pointers - though none of that looks like a conceptual approach to me… And lack of conceptual approach implies: unlikely to be implemented.