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From: Sarah Ferguson
Date: Nov 7, 2017 2:40PM


Thanks, Jared. that would be ideal.

Sarah Ferguson
Web Accessibility Specialist
Department of Digital Communications
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www.brandeis.edu/web-accessibility
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On Tue, Nov 7, 2017 at 4:36 PM, Jared Smith < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> 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.
>
> Jared
> > > > >