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Re: Response to your MAUR Comments

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2015 12:01:53 -0400
To: Nigel Megitt <nigel.megitt@bbc.co.uk>
Cc: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20151007160153.GO1737@opera.rednote.net>
Resending, as I neglected to CC the TF ...


Thanks, Nigel.

For the record, I'm OK with Nigel's wording below. I think we should
move forward with it in the MAUR.

Janina

Nigel Megitt writes:
> Dear Janina and PFWG,
> 
> Thank you for these dispositions, which I've reviewed. I have one minor
> tweak and one request for a further amendment:
> 
> 1. Minor tweak
> 
> The Comment item for Comment 16 on CC-10 includes a proposal that contains
> a typo - "present" should be "preset". This is correct in the MAUR
> document, so no action needs to be taken. In case of future queries about
> the discrepancy, it might be worth editing the comment to match.
> 
> 2. Request for a further amendment
> 
> We Comment 24 on VP-5 in a telephone conference: there was confusion due
> to my use of the phrase "as far as possible" which we clarified.
> Unfortunately the sense of the sentence as we agreed has not been captured
> correctly in the MAUR document. The intended sense of the phrase "as far
> as possible" was that implementations should try as hard as possible to
> avoid overlapping editorially important content, without saying anything
> about how far away the text should be from that content. The sense carried
> through to the document is different, i.e. that implementations should try
> to maximise the distance from editorially important content.
> 
> I propose that you reword the note to change the text:
> 
> "If there are several types of overlapping overlays, they should be
> positioned as far as possible from editorially important content."
> 
> to:
> 
> "If there are several types of overlapping overlays including captions and
> subtitles, implementations should attempt to ensure that none of them
> overlaps with editorially important content."
> 
> The reason this is important is that in some cases it is desirable to
> position captions and subtitles close to the mouths of the speakers who
> are uttering the words being shown; in any case it is desirable for
> authors to have the freedom to position them without implementations being
> encouraged to move them.
> 
> 
> I'm happy with the dispositions on all my other comments. Thank you!
> 
> Kind regards,
> 
> Nigel
> 
> 
> 
> On 01/10/2015 03:20, "Janina Sajka" <janina@rednote.net> wrote:
> 
> >Dear Nigel:
> >
> >Thank you for your comments on the Media Accessibility User Requirements
> >(MAUR):
> >
> >http://w3c.github.io/pfwg/media-accessibility-reqs/
> >
> >The Protocols and Formats Working Group, together with the Media Subteam
> >of
> >the HTML-A11Y Task Force, has now reviewed all comments received on the
> >draft.
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> >and
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> >
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> >
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> >
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> >
> >Regards,
> >
> >Janina Sajka, Chair
> >Protocols and Formats WG
> >
> >
> >-- 
> >
> >Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200
> >			sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net
> >		Email:	janina@rednote.net
> >
> >Linux Foundation Fellow
> >Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:	http://a11y.org
> >
> >The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
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> >
> 

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Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200
			sip:janina@asterisk.rednote.net
		Email:	janina@rednote.net

Linux Foundation Fellow
Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:	http://a11y.org

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