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Re: transcript links


From: Jared Smith
Date: Nov 7, 2017 2:36PM

On Tue, Nov 7, 2017 at 8:54 AM, Sarah Ferguson < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Obviously, we can't have the link "video transcript" under each, because
> then the links would not be unique or descriptive enough.

I think you're over-thinking this. The links *would* be descriptive
within the context of the video they follow. This is allowable under
WCAG 2.0 at level AA (at level AAA the links would have to be
descriptive by themselves). The overhead of significantly lengthy
links with lots of repetition would likely be worse than short links
that make sense in a programmatic context.

A very usable approach would be:

<h2>Video title</h2>
{video goes here}
<p><a href="transcript.htm">Transcript</a></p>

... for each video. There's context there to readily differentiate
each video and transcript link.