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alternatives to other-than-image

From: Al Gilman <asgilman@access.digex.net>
Date: Fri, 5 Jun 1998 16:02:19 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <199806052002.QAA09740@access4.digex.net>
To: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Regarding
   
                       WAI Accessibility Guidelines:
                           Browser User Interface
          http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/WD-WAI-UA-BROWSER-19980603

in section
       
  4.3 Alternative Representations for Sound, Video, Movies, and Animations
  
Comment 1:

Have you considered user controls which block sounds parallel to the
controls discussed above which block images?

Comment 2:

where it says

    1. [PRIORITY 1]
       Allow the user to turn on audio descriptions of sound, videos,
       movies, and animations. This would set a flag ...

I suggest that you clarify the set of user choices and align them
as closely as you can in good conscience with the predefined "test
variables" in the SMIL specification.  Link from this document to
that document as well.

Al
Received on Friday, 5 June 1998 16:02:01 UTC

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