NIMAS Exemplar 11: SVG-Format Images
The content of this exemplar has been developed for the purpose of displaying SVG-format images in a NIMAS-compliant fileset. These files should not be re-posted to other sites, nor may they be sold for commercial purposes. Organizations wishing to make this content available to others may link to this page in order to obtain the most current versions.Questions about this exemplar should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
First posted on 12/09/08. Last Updated on 02/25/09.
Baseline NIMAS 1.1 Exemplar
The baseline NIMAS files comprise the basic NIMAS 1.1 fileset that would be submitted by an educational publisher. NIMAS 1.1 is based on the DAISY 2005 DTD; publishers and other producers are encouraged to use full DAISY mark-up wherever possible.
This exemplar includes the following:
National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS)
A technical standard used to produce XML-based source files for print-based educational materials.View in glossary
Digital Accessible Information System (DAISY)
Technical standard for producing accessible and navigable multimedia documents.View in glossary
Document Type Definition (DTD)
Discrete set of XML tags, targeted at a particular type of application.View in glossary
XML (EXtensible Markup Language)
Universal format for structured documents and data. Set of rules, guidelines, and conventions for designing text formats for data.View in glossary
Identifies all other files in a publication and provides descriptive and access information about them.View in glossary
PDF (Portable Document Format)
Universal computer file type used to exchange and view documents on any computer with Adobe Acrobat or Foxit Reader software installed.View in glossary
The supplementary files included here are not part of the required NIMAS fileset. The separate, full XHTML file with content images can be considered a student-ready version of the exemplar.
XHTML file. This XHTML validates to the XHTML 1.0 Transitional DTD. Its mark-up differs from that of the baseline XML file.
The XHTML fileset includes the following:
- XHTML content file
NIMAS Conversion Tool HTML Version
This HTML version was created using the NIMAS Conversion Tool version 2.1 (April, 2009). It includes the following:
- HTML files
- css files
HTML (HyperText Markup Language)
Non-proprietary markup language based on SGML. Created and processed by a wide range of tools from simple to complex.View in glossary
Cascading Style Sheet (CSS)
Provides the capacity to separate the layout and style of a web page from the content.View in glossary