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Re: EOWG's replies to WCAG WG resolutions of EOWG comments on May 2007 Draft of WCAG 2.0

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2007 16:04:20 -0800
Message-ID: <824e742c0712111604n4ba0b413r4dba6b01422d86bd@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Shawn Henry" <shawn@w3.org>
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org, "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>

We have changed the glossary to match the links in the SC (Media
alternative to text).

Regards,

Loretta Guarino Reid, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Gregg Vanderheiden, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Michael Cooper, WCAG WG Staff Contact

On behalf of the WCAG Working Group


> >----------------------------------------------------------
> >Comment 20: extend alternative to text to audio-only or video-only
> >Source:
> >http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-comments-wcag20/2007Jun/0408.html
> >(Issue ID: 2290)
> >----------------------------
> >Original Comment:
> >----------------------------
> >
> >18. [SC 1.2.1] Replace "multimedia alternative to text" with "audio and/or
> >video alternative to text" since it is possible to gloss text w/ audio
> >only, or w/ silent video only (for instance, sign language) or w/ audio &
> >video together (e.g. video of talking head).
> >
> >---------------------------------------------
> >Response from Working Group:
> >---------------------------------------------
> >
> >Thank you. Good suggestion.  we have replaced "multimedia alternative
> >to text" with "audio and/or video alternative to text"
> >
> >and fixed the definition to read
> >
> >*audio and/or video alternative to text*
> >     media that presents no more information than is already presented
> >in text (directly or via text alternatives)
> >
> >     Note: an audio and/or video alternative to text is provided for
> >those who benefit from alternate representations of text.  Audio
> >and/or video alternative to text may be audio-only, video-only
> >(including sign-language video), or audio-video.
>
> EOWG reply on comment 20 extend alternative to text to audio-only or video-only:
> This does not seemed to be changed consistently. http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-20071102/ has
> - 1.1.1... (5) a media _alternative to text_
> - 1.2.1... media is an _alternative to text_
> - Glossary... audio and/or video alternative to text
>
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