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Re: Acessibility of <audio> and <video>

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2008 16:55:43 -0400
Message-ID: <48B31C4F.90903@mit.edu>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> I don't really follow I'm afraid. The idea behind using <video> is to 
> show a video.

OK.

> If all browsers have video support (long term)

I'm sort of interested in the transitional period (which could be a 
decade or more, honestly), not in this horizon-like[1] long term when 
all UAs will have a perfect implementation of HTML 5.

It's in the transitional period that there is a problem.

-Boris

[1] Q: What is the horizon?
     A: It is an imaginary line that delimits what you can see and
        recedes as you approach it.
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