Thread Subject: Re: Meeting Weds., new doc coming
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From: Larry Goldberg
Date: Mon, Sep 17 2007 10:00 AM
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Thanks Jim - very helpful.
... Larry ...
James Elekes wrote:
> HI Larry,
> "Pushing" through a consensus isn't necessary. Speaking on behalf of
> the Board, "Minority Opinions" on the update/refresh are welcome. It
> provides both Board staff and Public Board Members a greater depth of
> knowledge and, allows us to consider all sides to a concern.
> Ultimately, the Board's Committee believes this will result in a
> overall more effective Standard.
> Once the NPRM is published, those with dissenting/oposing opinions
> can further provide thoughts/documentation during the Public Comment
> period. Discussions can be expanded, data provided with the Final
> Rule having been considered from all reasonable aspects.
> Just some thoughts from this quarter.
> James J. Elekes, Chairman
> Telecommunications, Electronic/Informaton Technologies Committee
> United States Access Board
> (O) 888.564.8430
> At 09:44 AM 9/17/2007, you wrote:
>> We have scheduled an AV Subcommittee meeting for this Weds from 3-4:30 this
>> Wednesday and I will be sending you all a proposed compromise document later
>> today or tomorrow which will hopefully break the logjam we are presently
>> If we can't resolve the opposing positions expressed in the AV subcommittee
>> it's likely we will need to either push through a consensus vote or submit
>> majority and minority positions on the two outstanding issues:
>> - personal video device requirements for caption support
>> - software-based media player requirements for closed captioning
>> Stay tuned.
>> - Larry
>> Larry Goldberg, Director
>> Media Access Group at WGBH
>> The Carl and Ruth Shapiro Family
>> National Center for Accessible Media (NCAM)
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