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Re: [media] progress on video transcript discussion

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2012 23:46:23 +1000
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2kjySJNZkj2=htXBGB-7b9DpyZ8gbZF17+O=1OkVWOBCA@mail.gmail.com>
To: David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 6:32 AM, David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca> wrote:
> Good discussion....
> Sylvia's suggested code snip for the use case of embedded video:
> <video src="video.mpg" aria-label="video with transcript below"
> transcript="@this_page#transcript"></video>
> I think this would confuse a blind user... double message..."transcript
> below", and transcript linked from video element... but there is no
> transcript below... just the linked transcript from within the video element
> ... maybe the linked version should drop the aria label, or change to say
> "video available" or something...

Yeah, looks like some details need to be worked out. You're right that
a better message would be "transcript available".

Thanks for noticing.

Received on Thursday, 7 June 2012 13:47:16 UTC

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