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Readings: comments

From: Charmane K. Corcoran <corcora1@msu.edu>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2005 17:14:05 -0500
Message-Id: <a05210604be15db728d61@[]>
To: w3c-wai-eo@w3.org

1. - Captions
Captions are equivalent alternatives that consist of a text 
transcript of the auditory track of a movie (or other video 
presentation) and that is synchronized with the video and auditory 
tracks. Captions are generally rendered graphically. They benefit 
people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, and anyone who cannot hear 
the audio (for example, someone in a noisy environment).

For some reason, I have always thought that captions also described 
motion or pictures not just audio. This seems to indicate that 
captions are just audio...am I reading it wrong?  Also, "Captions are 
generally rendered graphically?" I always thought they were text. Are 
they sometimes text and sometimes graphics?

2. - Repairing, Accessibility

This is confusing to me.  Why isn't it "- Accessibility Repairing or 
Repairing Accessibility.  The comma throws me or the order of the 
words or something. I have never seen this in use so I can't relate 
it to real life. That makes it even more confusing.


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