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From: Carol Foster
Date: Aug 23, 2001 2:35PM

Hi Jean,
This looks great! We are working on captions too but are not yet ready to go public. Have you done any work yet on audio descriptions?
My only minor suggestion has to do with the color coding in the captions. It would be good to mark the speaker's name in some other way in addition to color, such as
"speaker:" or "<speaker>" (not including quote marks).
Also, the way my pc is set up, a lot of multiline captions get cut off at the bottom, so I was very pleased to see that these did not! That may just be a problem with some QuickTime movies though.
Thanks again for showing us this!
Best wishes,
Jean Watkins wrote:
We are smiling big over here. Rather than post the usual question, we're claiming a piece of success! We have used SMIL and captioned our first video. Check it out at: http://www.abilityforum.com/ADAspeakers.htm A big thanks to Andrew Kirkpatrick for pointing us in the right direction. Jean L. Watkins
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