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Re: [media] Addressing "Captioning" feedback on requirements document

From: Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2010 13:18:38 +0200
To: "Sean Hayes" <Sean.Hayes@microsoft.com>, "Silvia Pfeiffer" <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Cc: "HTML Accessibility Task Force" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.ve0cdckdatwj1d@philip-pc.linkoping.osa>
On Wed, 23 Jun 2010 15:52:42 +0200, Silvia Pfeiffer  
<silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Sean,
> I'm going to start our work item by going through the feedback that
> was provided on the captioning section. I'm making suggestions for
> changes to make in the wiki. Thus, the notes below are in preparation
> for your input.
> Feedback was provided at:
> http://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/44061/20080526_media-requirements/results#xq7
> for the spec at:
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/wiki/Media_Accessibility_Requirements#Captioning
> 2.
> (CC-5) Is this a requirement for pixel-perfect positioning, or
> relative positioning? Must it be possible to give a bounding box for
> the text, or is it enough to say where it starts?
> Suggestion: ?? don't understand what erasures means actually ??

Is it the original requirement or my feedback that is confusing here?

> 7.
> (CC-26) Sounds like a bonus, not an essential requirement.
> Reply: Internationalisation of captions is a core requirement,
> otherwise we remove a large number of users from access to the
> content.

Right, I don't remember how I misread that, I probably thought it was  
saying that the format should support a single file with multiple  

Philip Jägenstedt
Core Developer
Opera Software
Received on Monday, 28 June 2010 11:19:16 UTC

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