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Re: Media Matrix Issue: TVD shouldn't list audio

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2010 20:16:00 -0400
To: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20101021001600.GA2624@sonata.rednote.net>
Thanks, Silvia. This meets my concern precisely.

Janina

Silvia Pfeiffer writes:
> Well spotted. I've removed "audio rendering" as a technology in the
> checklist. I think that's what would be mostly wrong in relation to
> TVD.
> Silvia.
> 
> On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 8:19 AM, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net> wrote:
> > Audio shouldn't be listed under any of the items relating to TVD:
> >
> > http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/wiki/index.php?title=Media_Accessibility_Checklist#tvd
> >
> >
> > Our obligation is to pass data to the user's specialized AT, and establish a method for media control
> > that user AT can hook into. We have no requirement to self-voice texted
> > video descriptions, anymore than we have a requirement for browser to
> > create braille on refreshable braille displays.
> >
> > We should discuss whether this principle also applies to large-print. I
> > suspect it's fuzzier in this regard. We want browser to have some
> > control of fonts and view ports. However, the more extreme enlargement
> > is probably also a matter for user AT like ZoomText.
> >
> > Janina
> >
> >
> >
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> >
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> >
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Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200
		sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net

Chair, Open Accessibility	janina@a11y.org	
Linux Foundation		http://a11y.org

Chair, Protocols & Formats
Web Accessibility Initiative	http://www.w3.org/wai/pf
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
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