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Re: Issue CR#204: collated text transcript

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>
Date: Mon, 06 Mar 2000 09:30:24 -0600
Message-Id: <4.1.20000306092934.00a8a220@staff.uiuc.edu>
To: Madeleine Rothberg <madeleine_rothberg@wgbh.org>
Cc: "W3C-WAI-UA" <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
I think that we allow the guidelines to be forward thinking this way.


At 10:22 AM 3/6/00 -0500, Madeleine Rothberg wrote:
>Yes, I do think that future mark up should allow the use of collated
>text transcripts. If you and Ian feel comfortable having a checkpoint
>and applying the applicability clause, that's fine with me.
>On Monday, March 6, 2000, Jon Gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu> wrote:
>I talked to Ian about this issue.  While there is currently not any markup
>that allows authors to indicate explicitly collated text.  It may appear in
>a future recommendation of SMIL or some other technology and until that
>time the reference to collated text in the checkpoint will not mean very
>much (see applicability clauses of a checkpoint).  But to make the document
>forward looking, collated text was included.  
>Do you think that there should be mark up in the future to indicate
>collated text transcriptions?
>Do you think that with our current applicability clause it is alright to
>include it now?
>At 05:18 PM 3/2/00 -0500, Madeleine Rothberg wrote:
>>I apologize for missing today's meeting. I was on a conflicting
>>conference call. I wanted to comment on issue CR#204. Here are
>>the minutes from today's call followed by MR: and then my comments.
>>9) CR#204: 
>>   http://cmos-eng.rehab.uiuc.edu/ua-issues/issues-linear.html#204
>>   Add collated text to Checkpoint 2.6 and 4.8 or create a new
>>   checkpoint at lower priority 
>>   Proposed Resolution: 
>>   1.Add collated text to checkpoints
>>     http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2000JanMar/0343.html 
>>   MK: If it's not synchronized, no problem.
>>   IJ: Is this more burdensome than a caption?
>>   MK: Same as caption.
>>   Resolved: Adopt Eric's proposal.
>>   Action IJ: Review Eric's proposal by Friday.
>>MR: a text transcript would be the same content as the captions, but
>>without synchronization. A collated text transcript includes both the
>>captions (of the audio information) and the text of the description
>>(of the visual information). I thought we had resolved not to include a 
>>requirement on UAs for either kind of transcript because the current W3C
>>spec for SMIL does not support the identification of those elements. 
>>See minutes from 22 December 1999 at:
>>Authors can and should provide transcripts anyway, however the UA
>>doesn't yet have a means to work with them programmatically.
>>Madeleine Rothberg
>>The CPB/WGBH National Center for Accessible Media
>Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
>Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
>Chair, W3C WAI User Agent Working Group
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Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Chair, W3C WAI User Agent Working Group
Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
College of Applied Life Studies
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
1207 S. Oak Street, Champaign, IL  61820

Voice: (217) 244-5870
Fax: (217) 333-0248

E-mail: jongund@uiuc.edu

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