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Re: proposed enhanced definition for caption

From: Tim Boland <frederick.boland@nist.gov>
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 13:16:53 -0500
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To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Is the proposed definition "normative" in any sense, or will it be used in 
the context of a normative requirement?
    If so, then use of the word "important" in the proposed definition 
seems somewhat subjective to me
and not objectively testable (if testability is an issue).    Would we lose 
any meaning by taking the word "important" out?
What are the implications of taking the word "important" out?

Thanks and best wishes
Tim Boland NIST

At 10:07 AM 1/31/2006 -0800, you wrote:

>Based on conversations with Andrew Kirkpatrick:
>Synchronized transcripts of dialogue and important sound effects. Captions 
>provide access to multimedia for people who are deaf or hard of hearing
>Synchronized transcripts of dialogue and unspoken information such as 
>important sound effects and speaker placement and identification
>Loretta Guarino Reid
>Adobe Systems, Acrobat Engineering
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