Re: Story Boards

  • From: "Octavian Rasnita" <orasnita@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2007 12:46:47 +0300

Those story boards are not useful for a blind, as well as the code indenting is 
not useful.
So tell that teacher to learn all the other students to use a screen reader in 
oder to be able to cooperate better with them, because they can do that, while 
a blind person cannot see graphics.
And if it is not necessary to cooperate with them, then why is that graphical 
needed anyway?

The blind persons should make all the possible efforts to adapt, but after that 
point, the sighted users should made efforts to adapt to cooperate with the 
blind persons, because otherwise the cooperation is impossible.

The laws in some countries promote that. (I know that those laws are not 
respected :-(


  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Ken Perry 
  To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2007 8:55 AM
  Subject: RE: Story Boards

  This is a tuffy because most of the new story board software is graphic 
because well sorry but that is the whole point of story boards.  The point is 
to have an idiot be able to create everything graphically and then have it 
create all the code necessary.

  There is one thing I came across that looks like an accessible system of 
story boarding but it might not be something your instructor will like nore do 
I know how easy or hard it will be to implement.  I have two links to it a pdf 
and googles cash to it in html:



  I also don't know if Spring board is accessible but it is share ware and has 
a download that you could try and see its at:

  Those links may or may not help and I will keep my sniffer down for anything 
else that might help.  There are some promising looking projects getting 
started using xaml mark up but there is nothing to the usable state yet.


  From: programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
[mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of marvin hunkin
  Sent: Tuesday, October 09, 2007 9:00 PM
  To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  Subject: Story Boards

  doing a project for my website development course.
  now, part of the requirements says that i need to create a story board to 
represent what content is to be displayed on each page.
  Now sighted students, would draw navigation and story board diagrams.
  now, had to do this in word tables and tried html.
  but my lecturer is still not happy with what i have come up with.
  now, just wondering, is there any software, that might be able to represent 
the story boards for the four websites that i am developing for this semester.
  any tips, tricks, or any other similar experiences.
  let me know, if anyone been in the same position.
  unfortunately the guy who did start to develop an accessible text to speech 
drawing software, got his phd, and did not complete the project and still in 
  he got to the third user tests, and then nicked off.
  he did this at Burkely University in Callifornia and the product was to be 
called Intercommunication Draw 2.
  okay, can you help out or give suggestions or how to resolve these problems?
  cheers Marvin. 

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