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[Bug 11593] the <track> @kind attribute should include the all of the identified accessibility content types

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--- Comment #5 from John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu> 2010-12-24 14:48:41 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #4)
> Silvia says (correctly) that kind indicates the type of media, whereas media
> queries are about what output is desired.  Yes, I am suggesting to turn it
> upside down; label the tracks (and sources) with what *need* they meet, rather
> than with what they contain. 

Whether we label these resources based on 'type' or 'need-met', it seems that
we would need a shared taxonomy of terms for interoperability.  To date we have
worked on the assumption of types, and this bug seeks to expand the taxonomic
list of types to address the types of content identified to address various
user needs. 

Given the diverse combinations of user needs that may exist, I fear developing
a common taxonomic list from that perspective would prove extremely complex,
but I have not embarked upon that thought exercise. David, do you have any
ideas here?

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