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RE: Podcasting


From: Peters,Michelle
Date: Dec 2, 2005 11:00AM

Hi everybody:

I am hoping to approach accommodation issues related to podcasting and
blogs, without re-inventing a wheel. I apologize if this has already
been discussed, and if it has and is available in the achieves, please
direct me to the appropriate site. How have others approached
accommodations issues related to transcription? Have approaches been
similar to that of web accessibility? Are you using open captions, and
if so, are you creating the caption in-house or outsourcing it?

Thanks in advance for your expertise and advice.

Best wishes,

Michelle M. Peters, M.Ed.
Director, Office of Disability Services
ADA Compliance Officer
Drexel University
3141 Chestnut St., 81-210
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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-----Original Message-----
[mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Tim Beadle
Sent: Friday, December 02, 2005 8:27 AM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Help on approach for annotating images

On 02/12/05, Joshue O Connor < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> I wasn't referring to image replacement (FIR et al) but rather the
> practice of embedding decorative images in CSS as backgrounds.
> Not the replacement of heading text with styled graphic equivalents.

But it's the same basic technique, except with IR you're moving some
text before you apply the image background. If you want "alt" text,
use IR.