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RE: New Caption Definition - please comment

From: Yvette Hoitink <y.p.hoitink@heritas.nl>
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2006 09:58:22 +0100
To: 'Gregg Vanderheiden' <gv@trace.wisc.edu>, "'Roberto Scano (IWA/HWG)'" <rscano@iwa-italy.org>, w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Message-id: <001001c63920$77848cb0$d200a8c0@heritas.local>

In addition, I would advise to use "the United Kingdom" instead of
"England". The word "subtitles" is used in Wales, Scotland and Northern
Ireland as well. 

See http://www.bbc.co.uk/info/policies/subtitles.shtml for information on
subtitles for the BBC (the UK's main TV network).

Yvette Hoitink
Heritas, Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands
E-mail: y.p.hoitink@heritas.nl
WWW: http://www.heritas.nl 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Gregg Vanderheiden
> Sent: vrijdag 24 februari 2006 8:49
> To: 'Roberto Scano (IWA/HWG)'; w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
> Subject: RE: New Caption Definition - please comment
> 
> 
> Good catch Roberto re synchronization.  
> 
> Good thought on color too.  I think the place for that note 
> is as a failure under 1.2.1 citing 1.3.2 and 1.3.4
> 
> 
> 
> Gregg
> 
>  -- ------------------------------
> Gregg C Vanderheiden Ph.D. 
> Professor - Ind. Engr. & BioMed Engr.
> Director - Trace R & D Center
> University of Wisconsin-Madison
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Roberto Scano (IWA/HWG) [mailto:rscano@iwa-italy.org]
> Sent: Friday, February 24, 2006 1:46 AM
> To: gv@trace.wisc.edu; w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
> Subject: RE: New Caption Definition - please comment
> 
> I suggest to add the term "sincronyzed":
> 
> text that is typically presented and sincronyzed within or 
> below an audio-visual
>     presentation that provides not only the dialog but also 
> sound effects and
>     sometimes speaker identification.
> 
> Wanna also add somewhere that, if there are two or more 
> people that speak, captions should not rely speaker 
> identification using only different text colour? (this is 
> also an old note that i've send on 2004 at w3c timed 
> textworking group)
> 
> ----- Messaggio originale -----
>     Da: "Gregg Vanderheiden"<gv@trace.wisc.edu>
>     Inviato: 24/02/06 0.45.33
>     A: "w3c-wai-gl@w3.org"<w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
>     Oggetto: New Caption Definition - please comment 
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>     CAPTION
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>     text that is typically presented within or below an audio-visual
>     presentation that provides not only the dialog but also 
> sound effects and
>     sometimes speaker identification.
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>     NOTE: In England and some other countries the term 
> "subtitle" is used to
>     refer to captions. In other countries "subtitle" is used 
> for dialog only,
>     and captions is used as the term for dialog plus sounds 
> and sometimes
>     speaker identification.  
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>     Gregg
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>     Gregg C Vanderheiden Ph.D. 
>     Professor - Depts of Ind. Engr. & BioMed Engr.
>     Director - Trace R & D Center 
>     University of Wisconsin-Madison 
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