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Re: Recording teleconferences?

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2009 12:55:02 -0500
Message-ID: <1c8dbcaa0908141055n6fcaa747n76c8628373d4b627@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Hi Anne,

I wrote:

>> As an aid to the scribe, a recording could be helpful after the fact
>> to repair minutes.
>>
>> But if a full recording is offered to the public it is only equitable
>> to offer a full transcript for people who do not have the option to
>> listen.
>>
>> If you're deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind you'll be locked out of
>> full content. The guidance therefore, according to the Web Content
>> Accessibility Guidelines, is to provide a transcript.

You wrote:

> So your opinion is that we should not provide any public recording whatsoever if
> we cannot commit to also offer a transcript?

We should follow WCAG. John Foliot has vast experience in this area
and might have some leads on how to do this at a reasonable cost.

Best Regards,
Laura

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Laura L. Carlson
Received on Friday, 14 August 2009 17:55:42 UTC

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