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Re: Proposed generalization of selection of alternative equivalents

From: Madeleine Rothberg <Madeleine_Rothberg@wgbh.org>
Date: 22 Oct 1999 14:53:40 -0400
Message-ID: <n1271518307.62236@wgbh.org>
To: "Ian Jacobs" <ij@w3.org>, "W3C-WAI-UA" <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
         Reply to:   RE>Proposed generalization of selection of alternative*

I like the new wording for 3.8. Geoff Freed and I suggest a minor edit 
to the note part as follows:

If more than one alternative equivalent is available for a resource, allow
the user to choose from among the alternatives. [Priority 1].  
For example, if a multimedia presentation has several tracks of closed
captions (or subtitles) available (e.g., in different languages, different
levels of detail, etc.) allow the user to choose from among them.

(I'll incorporate your revised wording into the techniques in progress.)

-Madeleine

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Date: 10/21/99 10:46 AM
To: Madeleine Rothberg
From: Ian Jacobs
Hello,

As per [1], I would like to propose the following generalization of 
checkpoint 3.8 in [2]:

     3.8 If a technology allows for more than one continuous equivalent 
         tracks (e.g., closed captions, auditory descriptions,
         video of sign language, etc.), allow the user to choose from
among the 
         tracks. [Priority 1] 

Proposed new text:

         If more than one alternative equivalent is available for a 
         resource, allow the user to choose from among the 
         alternatives. [Priority 1] 
             For example, if a multimedia presentation has several
closed 
             captions available (e.g., in different languages, different
             levels of detail, etc.) allow the user to choose from among
them. 

 - Ian

[1] http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/1999/10/wai-ua-f2f-199910-minutes.html
[2] http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/WAI-USERAGENT-19991005/
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