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Re: Summary and Minutes of Silver XR meeting of 3 August 2020

From: Karen Schriver <kschriver@earthlink.net>
Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2020 18:40:03 -0400
Cc: Silver Task Force <public-silver@w3.org>
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To: Jeanne Spellman <jspellman@spellmanconsulting.com>
Hi there, Jeanne and team,

I sincerely regret that I have not been able to participate up to this point. I just finished a huge project so now I can contribute. 

The functional outcomes seem clear, but from a plain language/information design point of view, it will be important to give the user similar content in the same order so they will readily grasp the categories to look at. I suggest it will be easier for the user if we separate the three distinct categories of content (i.e., functional goal, purpose/functional outcome, examples). I think a table would sort the content and make more visible the what and the why. I’m attaching an example of what I mean. Note, there is no example for the last goal. It would be better if we had one.

Kind regards,
Karen 
 
Karen Schriver, PhD
KSA Communication Design & Research, Inc.
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> On Aug 3, 2020, at 12:51 PM, Jeanne Spellman <jspellman@spellmanconsulting.com> wrote:
> 
> == Summary ==
> 
> We reviewed the timeline to complete the XR caption work for the WCAG3 FPWD.  We need to have the Functional Outcomes complete by 11 August and the rest of the content by 31 August.  
> We reviewed the Functional Outcomes and changed them to reflect the resolution from the main Silver group from the meeting of 31 July.  We will present these at the next Silver meeting for feedback and approval.  
> Proposed Functional Outcomes (Note: they still need plain language editing
> 
> Translates speech and key sound effects into alternative formats (for example, captions) so media can be understood when sound is unavailable or limited.
> Conveys information about the sound in addition to the text of the sound (for example, sound source, duration, and direction) so people know the necessary information about the context of the sound in relation to the environment it is situated in.
> Provides captions and caption meta-data in alternative formats (for example, second screen or braille display) to allow users the opportunity to move caption and meta-data to alternative displays. For example, this benefits people without sound and vision, people who need assistive technology to magnify portions of the view, and people who have limited reach.
> Provides customization of caption style and position to support people with limited vision or color perception. Customization options can benefit all users.
> Provides customization of caption timing to support people with limited manipulation, strength, or cognition.
> == Minutes ==
> 
> https://www.w3.org/2020/08/03-silver-minutes.html <https://www.w3.org/2020/08/03-silver-minutes.html>
> 


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