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RE: Google and Yahoo both indexing video captions

From: Gregg Vanderheiden <gv@trace.wisc.edu>
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2005 18:55:22 -0600
To: "'WAI-GL'" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <auto-000218659395@spamarrest.com>

Good point.

Many have encouraged us to include mainstream benefits and this was an
example.  But we aren't doing that.   Just wasn't thinking straight. 

Good catch.

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Gregg C Vanderheiden Ph.D. 
Professor - Ind. Engr. & BioMed Engr.
Director - Trace R & D Center 
University of Wisconsin-Madison 

-----Original Message-----
From: w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org] On Behalf
Of Joe Clark

> We might cite them as examples??

Of what?

Indexed captions aren't solving an accessibility problem for people with
disabilities. You couldn't even argue that deaf-blind people are getting
much out of it given the tiny snippets available.
Received on Thursday, 27 January 2005 00:55:34 UTC

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