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Re: Media Matrix: Issue re Clear Audio

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2010 11:47:31 +1100
Message-ID: <AANLkTim+swi5KuspYqDJ3D-hCiJdFSkx5+A1d3iC0uNO@mail.gmail.com>
To: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
I think "track set within a container" is fine.

If you find any other unclear formulations, please do point them out.
Feel free to make the changes yourself or I'm happy to make those
little but important changes for you. We want to communicate clearly
what we mean.

Cheers,
Silvia.


On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 11:19 AM, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net> wrote:
> Thanks again, Silvia.
>
> I think I'll just start playing the role of language police in the hope
> of nudging us to greater clarity in how we refer to things. I think our
> brief conversation at the end of today's telecon was very helpful. I'm
> very comfortable with the taxonomical category of "track." That
> communicates, imho, clearly both when provided in a separate file or as
> a separate "track" in a containerized set of tracks.
>
> Is that correct? Would we say "track set?"
>
> Janina
>
> Silvia Pfeiffer writes:
>> I've made the change to
>> http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/wiki/Media_Accessibility_User_Requirements#Clear_audio
>> .
>>
>> However, we should be clear that separate audio tracks can be provided
>> both within a media container or as separate resources and we probably
>> want to support both in the same way. I do think your wording is
>> appropriate though.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Silvia.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 8:27 AM, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net> wrote:
>> > The primary Clear Audio requirement should read:
>> >
>> > (CA-1) Support clear audio as a separate, alternative audio track from other audio-based alternative media resources.
>> >
>> > The salient point is that we do not require user agents to create clear
>> > audio. Rather, clear audio is, or is not produced at the same time as
>> > the primary media resource audio is mxed down. Thus, it becomes simply
>> > another alternative media resource to be correctly identified by
>> > metadata.
>> >
>> > Any user agent which wishes to expiriment with "reverse karaoke" type
>> > strategies to create something approaching clear audio is welcome to do
>> > so, of course. However, that is not how we expect clear audio to be
>> > generated, nor is it how clear audio is generated today.
>> >
>> > Janina
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> >
>> > 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)
>> >
>> >
>> >
>
> --
>
> 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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