[OSM-talk] Taggin for the blind [was: Re: Visual map for the blind]

Lulu-Ann at gmx.de Lulu-Ann at gmx.de
Tue Oct 13 13:45:26 BST 2009


Lulu-Ann wrote:
> > I would love to agree, but the needs of disabled persons are widely
> spread over our tagging scheme anyway, and awareness of objects that refer to
> accessibility is nearly zero.
> > There are categories for visual, hearing and walking impariment,
> colletcted in the category "accessibiliy".
> >
> > The ":blind" in my proposal as a postfix was an idea to approach what
> you recommend.

John proposed:
> accessibility:blind=* ?

This does not help. Tell me the values, and I can tell you if they might 
work.
I guess we will reach all non graphics interfaces, if we use

description:language-abbrev.:blind = Description text in whole sentences.

so any device can read out a full sentence on the found accessibility means.

Regards
Lulu-Ann
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