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Fw: linking to transcripts of audio files

From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@comcast.net>
Date: Thu, 04 Apr 2002 15:42:04 -0500
To: User Agent Working group list <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
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----- Original Message -----
From: "George Kerscher" <kerscher@montana.com>
To: "'Jo Miller'" <jm@bendingline.com>; <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, April 04, 2002 3:23 PM
Subject: RE: linking to transcripts of audio files

Dear All,

You may want to check out the use of SMIL and the navigation features
developed by the Digital Accessible Information SYstem (DAISY)

find more at: http://www.daisy.org

The navigation model for linking into audio content is very powerful.
This work is being continued in concert with NISO and you can learn more
at: http://www.loc.gov/nls/z3986

This same navigation model has been introduced to the Open eBook Forum
and is expected to be  incorporated in the version 2 of their
specifications for eBooks.

Hope this helps.


-----Original Message-----
From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org] On
Behalf Of Jo Miller
Sent: Thursday, April 04, 2002 8:26 AM
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: linking to transcripts of audio files

I received an interesting question from a colleague who has a large
number of audio files and text transcripts on his site (see below). I
am not aware of a convention for abbreviating links to transcripts,
but perhaps one of you is. (In my experience, a plain-text link
called "Transcript" is most common.)

[discussion of D-links]
>We are considering using a similar type of link to provide access to
>audio narration transcripts. Is there a standard convention for
>indicating such a link? We thought of using [AT]. Of course, we would
>explain the meaning of [AT] ...

Jo Miller
Received on Thursday, 4 April 2002 15:42:34 UTC

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