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Re: Media Matrix: Second issue with Clear Audio

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2010 10:04:33 +1100
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To: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
I've gone ahead and made that change in the checklist.
Silvia.

On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 8:34 AM, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net> wrote:
> I suggest that CA-4 can safely be termed 'may.'
>
>
> 1.)     This will only be possible from the browser/useagent if some API
> mapping to OS provided audio controls is created.
>
> 2.)     Any user that significantly benefits from this kind of audio
> tweak is very likely to have either or both:
>        a.)     A profile on their computer that creates the correct
> emphasis/de-emphasis.
>
>        b.)     Most likely of all, direct control in hardware playback
> equipment to create the appropriate audio representation.
>
>
> Someone who benefits from this feature will need to apply it to
> everything they listen to, so the burden should not be assumed on the
> browser/useragent too directly.
>
> Janina
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