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Re: ISSUE-309 (Image profile fails WCAG 1.2): Image profile needs to permit text equivalent [TTML IMSC 1.0]

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Date: Wed, 21 May 2014 17:41:27 +0900
Message-ID: <CACQ=j+fki-iSRiRHxGMGYGQeS2FbQNQ_4g0-c6TgS8crgOxS5A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Timed Text Working Group <public-tt@w3.org>
I had previously reported this same comment on the CFF-TT image profile.


On Wed, May 21, 2014 at 5:32 PM, Timed Text Working Group Issue Tracker <
sysbot+tracker@w3.org> wrote:

> ISSUE-309 (Image profile fails WCAG 1.2): Image profile needs to permit
> text equivalent [TTML IMSC 1.0]
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> http://www.w3.org/AudioVideo/TT/tracker/issues/309
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> Raised by: Nigel Megitt
> On product: TTML IMSC 1.0
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> IMSC1 Image profile [1] defined in ยง6 does not permit a text equivalent.
> If this profile is used to provide captions as an alternative to audio then
> it will fail the WCAG2 guideline 1.2 [2]. From a practical perspective this
> would mean that users who can neither see nor hear well can not use tools
> to translate the content into e.g. Braille.
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> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/ttml-imsc1/#image-profile-constraints
> [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/REC-WCAG20-20081211/#media-equiv
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> Some potential ways to solve this:
> 1. Permit text to be included within the image profile that describes the
> images.
> 2. Require or recommend that when image profile captions are provided
> there should be a text profile caption track available simultaneously.
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