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Re: Flash vs Traditional Screen shot tutorials

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@sidar.org>
Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2004 12:12:46 +0300
To: "John Colby" <John.Colby@uce.ac.uk>, WAI-IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <opsaaunk1mw5l938@chaals.local>

On Mon, 28 Jun 2004 11:04:42 +0100, John Colby <John.Colby@uce.ac.uk>  

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Charles McCathieNevile [mailto:charles@sidar.org]
> Captioning things is something that is learned.
> <snip />
>  They do take some real effort and time to learn, and while I am
> prepared to use my captions and descriptions in place of nothing, I would
> rather have a professional do the job for me...
> OK if you can afford professionals.
> Not being deliberately cynical - we have a whole load of movies to make  
> - and just need to learn how to do it - however badly at first.

Right - exactly the reason I ended up learning how to do it myself. I  
would suggest (following the implications of what Joe Clark says) watching  
as much captioned and subtitled stuff as you can, getting a feeling for  
the differences, and talking to users, as well as just getting in there  
and doing it.

Good luck :-)

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