Thread Subject: Re: revision of 24(e)
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From: Larry Goldberg
Date: Thu, Jan 04 2007 6:35 AM
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Can you define, " full collated text version "? - I have a sense of what
you're talking about, but it would be good to know directly what the WCAG
means by this.
Gregg Vanderheiden wrote:
> In WCAG we allow a full collated text version of the multimedia as an
> alternative. Works better for training videos where there is constant
> talking and important visual information. Audio description won't work.
> And it also works for people who are deaf-blind.
> But for movies and movie watching experience AD is much superior.
> -- ------------------------------
> Gregg C Vanderheiden Ph.D.
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>>> A method shall exist for the user to turn closed captions or audio
>>> descriptions on and off. This shall not be necessary when
>> captions or
>>> descriptions are permanently visible or audible to everyone.
>>> What if the 'equivalent' is a text transcript for an audio
>> file? Is
>>> that a separate question?
>> I think it is. On the wiki we've already discussed how 24(c)
>> and (d) should specify synchronized alternatives (that is,
>> captions and descriptions). it makes sense to me that 24(e)
>> continue this line of thinking by specifying captions and
>> audio descriptions, not transcripts. however, perhaps we can
>> add a new clause-- say, 24(f)-- that allows a transcript
>> where appropriate (the no-time-base example discussed on the
>> wiki) OR as a way to augment, but not replace, captions or