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Re: Videos (1.2.3)


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Jun 26, 2012 6:12PM

On 27/06/2012 00:56, David Ashleydale wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm confused by 1.2.3 from WCAG. It seems to me that it's saying there are
> two alternatives to satisfy it:
> 1. Provide text transcripts
> 2. Provide audio description voice overs on a separate user-selectable
> track
> If an author chooses to satisfy this guideline with the second option,
> doesn't that leave out users with auditory disabilities?

1.2.3 is aimed at blind/visually impaired users.

> And, in fact, 1.2.5 seems to state that you can achieve Level AA
> conformance by never doing the first option at all!

Again you're only helping blind/VI users with those.

Other criteria under 1.2 will cover deaf users. for instance 1.2.2 and 1.2.4