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Re: wording of "dialog"

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Oct 2008 13:12:27 -0700
Message-ID: <824e742c0810031312n7e4ca28lf994fe0e938e63a@mail.gmail.com>
To: makoto.ueki@gmail.com
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org

On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 10:27 AM, WCAG 2.0 Comment Form <nobody@w3.org> wrote:
> Name: Makoto Ueki
> Email: makoto.ueki@gmail.com
> Affiliation: JIS Working Group
> Document: W2
> Item Number: Appendix A: Glossary
> Part of Item:
> Comment Type: editorial
> Summary of Issue: wording of "dialog"
> Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
> We thought that "dialog" means "a conversation between two or more persons" in general. For caption, it is not limited to the conversation.
> Proposed Change:
> For example, change "dialog" to "speech/dialog".

Response from the Working Group
We are revising the definition of "captions" as follows:

"synchronized visual and/or text alternative for both speech and
non-speech audio information needed to understand the media content"

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
Received on Friday, 3 October 2008 20:13:07 UTC

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