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Re: [Bug 5758] insufficient accessibility fallback for <audio> or <video>

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2010 18:48:58 -0700
Cc: Joe D Williams <joedwil@earthlink.net>, public-html@w3.org
Message-id: <B4FC4048-3340-47EA-B8F3-0091758E6E0D@apple.com>
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>

On Mar 14, 2010, at 4:15 PM, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 5:01 AM, Joe D Williams  
> <joedwil@earthlink.net> wrote:
>>>  retitling: "<audio> and <video> do not have sufficient support for
>>> synchronized  alternative content for accessibility"
>>
>> Better and maybe fine, except for the "alternative content"  
>> categorization.
>> I would still say the alternative content is fallback. Fallback to
>> alternative content is more like a failure mode for <video> and  
>> <audio>.
>
> Well, the word "alternative content" has a tradition in WAI for
> accessibility, see
> http://www.w3.org/TR/WAI-WEBCONTENT-TECHS/#gl-provide-equivalents.

How about  "<audio> and <video> do not have sufficient support for  
synchronized  alternative or additional content for accessibility".  
(Since something like a caption track or audio description track plays  
in addition to the main resource rather than being a replacement.)

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Monday, 15 March 2010 01:49:35 UTC

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