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RE: accessible streaming

From: <webmeist@comcast.net>
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2004 01:10:03 +0000
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
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(Sorry--sent this to the wrong address first)
I remember these people were well known a while back for being innovators in accessible media, but I don't know about Lynx:

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/2002JulSep/0345.html

Also, these people:

http://easi.cc/workshop.htm#top

Daniel
> 
> On Thu, 12 Feb 2004, Juan Ulloa wrote:
> 
> > I didn't know you could watch videos through Lynx :)
> 
> your right but I thought I would try to see if they had dreamed up
> something new, they hadn't
> 
> > You are right, they provide their text transcripts in MS Word.
> 
> which of course would violate 508 which requires the access be freely
> avaliable.  (in most cases)
> not to mention the proliferation of other operating systems, from the MAC
> to the big mainframes.
> 
> > At first I thought they might have done this to provide the added benefit of
> > headlines, but then I noticed they didn't even have headlines on one of the
> > transcripts.  ...Too bad.
> 
> nope, nada
> 
> > I've noticed a lot of educational institutions just assume folks have
> > MSWord.  But then again, this site is probably meant for their staff who
> > probably all have the application.
> 
> maybe they do, or maybe they don't. and what about students, unless the
> MSWord is provided free to all comers it would appear to violate section
> 508
> 
> just my opinion
> Bob
> 
> > 
> > ::  Juan C. Ulloa |   x2487 
> >  
> >  
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Access Systems [mailto:accessys@smart.net]
> > > Sent: Thursday, February 12, 2004 4:25 PM
> > > To: Juan Ulloa
> > > Cc: 'tking@ucp.org'; w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> > > Subject: RE: accessible streaming
> > > 
> > > 
> > > On Thu, 12 Feb 2004, Juan Ulloa wrote:
> > > 
> > > > The Department of Information Technology in the University of
> > > > Wisconsin-Madison seems to have done a good job at this:
> > > >
> > > > See how they streamed their videos at:
> > > > http://www.doit.wisc.edu/accessibility/video/
> > > 
> > > absolutely none were accessible in lynx....
> > > 
> > > Bob
> > > 
> > > "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
> > > safety deserve Neither liberty nor safety",    Benjamin Franklin
> > > -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -
> > >    ASCII Ribbon Campaign                        accessBob
> > >     NO HTML/PDF/RTF in e-mail                   accessys@smartnospam.net
> > >     NO MSWord docs in e-mail                    Access Systems, engineers
> > >     NO attachments in e-mail,  *LINUX powered*   access is a civil right
> > > *#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#
> > > *#*#
> > > THIS message and any attachments are CONFIDENTIAL and may be
> > > privileged.  They are intended ONLY for the individual or entity named
> > 
> 
> "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
> safety deserve Neither liberty nor safety",    Benjamin Franklin
> -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -
>    ASCII Ribbon Campaign                        accessBob                       
>     NO HTML/PDF/RTF in e-mail                   accessys@smartnospam.net       
>     NO MSWord docs in e-mail                    Access Systems, engineers       
>     NO attachments in e-mail,  *LINUX powered*   access is a civil right 
> *#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#
> THIS message and any attachments are CONFIDENTIAL and may be
> privileged.  They are intended ONLY for the individual or entity named
> 
> 
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