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RE: Captioning Re: Agenda for Silver meeting of Tuesday, 12 May 2020

From: Dirks, Kim (TR Product) <kimberlee.dirks@thomsonreuters.com>
Date: Tue, 12 May 2020 15:31:27 +0000
To: Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>, Shawn Lauriat <lauriat@google.com>, Makoto Ueki <makoto.ueki@gmail.com>
CC: Silver TF <public-silver@w3.org>, Jeanne Spellman <jspellman@spellmanconsulting.com>
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Hi Michael,

I’m a big fan of captions and would like to see the W3C explore options to get them active. Also wondering if we could replace scribing with captions?



From: Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 12, 2020 10:25 AM
To: Shawn Lauriat <lauriat@google.com>; Makoto Ueki <makoto.ueki@gmail.com>
Cc: Silver TF <public-silver@w3.org>; Jeanne Spellman <jspellman@spellmanconsulting.com>
Subject: Captioning Re: Agenda for Silver meeting of Tuesday, 12 May 2020

Closed captioning is enabled in calls I have set up. It has to be turned on in a given call by the host (me, unless I find a way to designate someone else). Once enabled, we can assign someone in the call to enter captions, or enable a third party service. In the first case I do not know if participant-entered captions would be more meaningful than the IRC scribing we already do. For third party services, I do not know if W3C has contracts with existing services nor what the costs would be. W3C would do something about that if needed to support accessibility of a given call. I think the organization would be less likely to take on those costs for language comprehension support (unless clearly accessibility related), though if there is sufficient demand it's certainly something to consider. Michael
On 12/05/2020 9:28 a.m., Shawn Lauriat wrote:

I definitely support this, though I don't know how to set it up. Jeanne? Michael?


On Mon, May 11, 2020 at 10:10 PM Makoto Ueki <makoto.ueki@gmail.com<mailto:makoto.ueki@gmail.com>> wrote:
Shawn, Jeanne and Michael

I'm wondering if it is possible to use Zoom's "Closed Captioning" during our meetings. It will make it easier for those who don't speak English regularly (like me) to understand and follow discussions in English. And it'll allow web accessibility experts who are deaf or hard of hearing to join our group.

I've been thinking about this for many years. Now we just started using Zoom which has "Closed Captioning" functionality. Will it be possible??


2020年5月12日(火) 0:00 Shawn Lauriat <lauriat@google.com<mailto:lauriat@google.com>>:
agenda+ Follow-up on action items from virtual face-to-face
agenda+ Check-in with subgroups<https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/task-forces/silver/wiki/Main_Page#Silver_Guideline_Content_.28Active.29>, refer to the Guideline Checklist<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fdocs.google.com%2Fdocument%2Fd%2F1tQHgVFaJYS1WWs9BKucZxWboMNVuclvdNqnQuzPbWwY%2Fedit%23heading%3Dh.39jenvb4rhu&data=02%7C01%7Ckimberlee.dirks%40thomsonreuters.com%7Cde319674c0bd410f40a308d7f688c7fb%7C62ccb8646a1a4b5d8e1c397dec1a8258%7C0%7C0%7C637248939642914550&sdata=Q4IIJSiw5KvxH5bPI%2BEicG1rdUR5Xab4UBi7QRcuxZ4%3D&reserved=0>
agenda+ Decide on new migration guideline to work on

New tuesday call info<https://www.w3.org/2017/08/telecon-info_silver-tue> - please note that we've moved to Zoom! We'll monitor IRC for any reports of issues, and we still have WebEx available as a fallback option if anyone does have trouble dialing in.
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