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Re: [Bug 8659] New: Media events to indicate captions and audio descriptions

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Jan 2010 10:36:03 -0800
Message-Id: <3D7EF87B-5183-419D-AB2A-A3AB6D22A856@apple.com>
To: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Is this really the right way to solve this problem?  Could people come up with some holistic arguments showing how accessibility works if these events exist?


On Jan 6, 2010, at 3:02 , bugzilla@wiggum.w3.org wrote:

> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8659
> 
>           Summary: Media events to indicate captions and audio descriptions
>           Product: HTML WG
>           Version: unspecified
>          Platform: PC
>               URL: http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/video.html#mediaevents
>        OS/Version: Windows NT
>            Status: NEW
>          Keywords: a11y
>          Severity: normal
>          Priority: P2
>         Component: HTML5 spec bugs
>        AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
>        ReportedBy: gez.lemon@gmail.com
>         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
>                CC: ian@hixie.ch, mike@w3.org, public-html@w3.org, public-
>                    html-a11y@w3.org
> 
> 
> Propose adding additional media events to indicate whether captions and audio
> descriptions are present, turned on, etc.
> 
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David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Wednesday, 6 January 2010 18:36:36 GMT

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