[Bug 8187] Section 4.8.7 on video makes no reference to audio description


--- Comment #1 from Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>  2009-12-16 12:42:14 ---
(In reply to comment #0)
> User agents should provide controls to enable or disable the display of closed
> captions associated with the video stream, though such features should, again,
> not interfere with the page's normal rendering.

A draft suggestion to include audio descriptions that were created textually
and make them be read out by the screenreader has been implemented in
javascript at http://www.annodex.net/~silvia/itext/elephant_no_skin_v2.html .
This is in sync with the way in which we can solve captions and subtitles. The
specification proposal for this is at

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