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Re: [media] alt technologies for paused video

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 10 May 2011 12:06:57 -0700
Cc: Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com>, public-html-a11y@w3.org
Message-id: <DD2B928B-756F-4308-9662-DCA5FAF07580@apple.com>
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>

On May 9, 2011, at 17:51 , Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:

>>> I wonder of course also whether that attribute should be called
>>> @longdesc, though I really don't like that name. @transcription is
>>> much more sensible on audio and video.
>> 
>> I would suggest "transcript".
> 
> Fine by me. I was concerned about finding something that works both
> for audio and video and for anything that's not just a movie, but also
> other types of content such as home video.
> 

I think a transcript is not the same as a description (long or otherwise), and that it should be possible to link a media elements to its transcript.

(I'm staying out of longdesc and whether it should also be there!)


David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Tuesday, 10 May 2011 19:07:25 GMT

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