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Re: timing model of the media resource in HTML5

From: Eric Carlson <eric.carlson@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2009 16:08:36 -0800
Cc: Frank Olivier <franko@microsoft.com>, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-id: <BF0549EA-E440-4DC1-BEBB-5BC12455ED72@apple.com>
To: Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com>

On Nov 27, 2009, at 2:48 PM, Philip Jägenstedt wrote:

> On Fri, 27 Nov 2009 23:37:42 +0100, Frank Olivier <franko@microsoft.com 
> > wrote:
>> After discussing it on our side - we agree that not having multiple
>> element synchronization in this version of the spec is a good idea.
>> As for captions: if captions are stylable via page css, what happens
>> if the caption format itself specifies styling? Also, imo the user
>> should be able to override page-specified styling, as they might
>> prefer their own styling.
> In my opinion, the styling of the captions format should be mapped  
> to the equivalent CSS and act as if it were applied on each caption,  
> thus overriding conflicting style on the <overlay> element. If this  
> doesn't work for some more complex caption formats I suggest that  
> CSS simply be ignored. Certainly user CSS could be applied, just as  
> it can for any content on any page.
   I agree, mapping caption specific formatting to (inline?) CSS is  
the right way to go as regular cascade rules will allow the user to  
override if they wish.

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