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Re: 1.4.2 audio control, do we want to require the stop mechanism to be more discoverable?

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2016 10:35:21 -0500
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To: Katie Haritos-Shea GMAIL <ryladog@gmail.com>
Cc: Mike Elledge <melledge@yahoo.com>, David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>, "White, Jason J" <jjwhite@ets.org>, public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org, WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Hi Katie,

In addition to people with cognitive and emotional disabilities, we
can add people with vestibular disabilities.

Kindest Regards,
Laura

On 7/12/16, Katie Haritos-Shea GMAIL <ryladog@gmail.com> wrote:
> And, I might point out that auto-playing of audio is extremely distracting
> an disorienting for persons with cognitive and emotional disabilities –
> especially when the mechanism to turn off autoplay is not extremely
> clear…..
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> From: Mike Elledge [mailto:melledge@yahoo.com]
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> Subject: Re: 1.4.2 audio control, do we want to require the stop mechanism
> to be more discoverable?
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> It seems to me that Mute, though helpful, isn't the same thing as preventing
> autoplay. There are times when I may want to postpone, rather than mute,
> audio or video. Could an easy-to-discover method be added to Techniques? We
> already cover user control over media in WCAG 2.0.
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> On Tuesday, July 12, 2016 2:54 AM, David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca
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> Yup, works in FF on MAC and Windows.
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> Any way to do this with a keyboard in Chrome, Safari and other browsers? If
> so, perhaps EO can help find a way to get the word out to other users ... I
> don't think many know about it, and plenty of users are dogged with autoplay
> messing up their screen readers.
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> It seems to me, given that CTL+M does it, that no site can fail 1.4.2
> because a mechanism is available in at least one accessibility supported
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> On Mon, Jul 11, 2016 at 7:54 PM, White, Jason J <jjwhite@ets.org
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> From: David MacDonald [mailto:david100@sympatico.ca
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> Sent: Monday, July 11, 2016 5:51 PM
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> perhaps it is sufficient... I've never heard of an end user doing that, and
> I've heard plenty of complaints about auto play....
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> Maybe we should ask some people who are blind... not sure how discoverable
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> ​by keyboard it is
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> I don't see a shortcut
> https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/157179?hl=en
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> I see the letter "M" in MUTE is underlined in Windows, but ALT-M didn't do
> it... ​don't see any hints on a mac.
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> It's super easy with mouse :(
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> [Jason] Ctrl-m did it for me under Mozilla Firefox. It worked as documented.
> Thank you for the reference.
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Laura L. Carlson
Received on Tuesday, 12 July 2016 15:42:48 UTC

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