Example for Checkpoint
1.1f, continued.

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Priority 2: if the ASCII art is not critical to the content.

If the ASCII art image does not convey critical information, a simple description is recommended, e.g.,

The following ASCII art picture is a bearded person wearing a hat. (Skip over ASCII art)
      WWWWW      WWWWW
        | \O/ \O/ |
        |    |    |
        \         /
         \  ---  /

A bearded person wearing a hat - drawn with ASCII characters.

Note the link to allow a person using a screen-reader to jump over the ASCII art and quickly read the caption.

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Chuck Letourneau & Geoff Freed

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