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Re: Accessibility of Tableau data dashboards?


From: Chaals McCathie Nevile
Date: May 24, 2016 2:27AM

On Mon, 23 May 2016 18:38:04 -0000, Olaf Drümmer < <EMAIL REMOVED> >

>> 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.

It's not a conceptual approach, it's a slowly developing proof of concept.

The concept is to demonstrate what can be done based on what is *already*


Charles McCathie Nevile - web standards - CTO Office, Yandex
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