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RE: Proposal for Guideline 1.1 (Example 7)

From: John M Slatin <john_slatin@austin.utexas.edu>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2005 14:54:25 -0500
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To: "Joe Clark" <joeclark@joeclark.org>, "WAI-GL" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

Joe writes:
<blockquote>
So you want 24-hour talk-radio stations to spend millions of dollars
every 
year posting transcripts several days after the fact?

</blockquote>

No. Look at Example 8 in Wendy's proposal, please.


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Subject: Re: Proposal for Guideline 1.1 (Example 7)



> It's just audio. So it's not covered by GL 1.2.  It would
> be covered by GL 1.1 L1 SC2, which requires a text transcript for 
> *audio
> only* in my view (not for multimedia, which *is* covered under 1.2.

So you want 24-hour talk-radio stations to spend millions of dollars
every 
year posting transcripts several days after the fact?

How does this enhance accessibility?

Ask around. Online radio stations are not a priority for deaf people. 
Video is.


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