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Re: a11y TF CfC on resolution to support "Media Multitrack API" change proposal for HTML issue 9

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Sat, 03 Apr 2010 09:05:33 -0700
Cc: public-html-a11y@w3.org
Message-id: <61084553-B554-45B1-B409-89B8386F3013@apple.com>
To: Michael Smith <mike@w3.org> (tm)

[HTML WG co-chair hat off]

I agree with this resolution.

  - Maciej

On Mar 30, 2010, at 2:55 AM, Michael(tm) Smith wrote:

> This is a call for consensus within the HTML a11y task force to
> record a resolution supporting the following Change Proposal:
>  Media Multitrack API
>  http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/wiki/Media_MultitrackAPI
> The "Media Multitrack API" change proposal relates to HTML WG issue 9:
>  http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/9
> To quote from the proposal's Summary section:
>  This is a proposal for introduction of a JavaScript API for
>  HTML5 media elements that allows Web authors to determine the
>  data that is available from a media resource. It exposes the
>  tracks that the resource contains, the type of data it is (e.g.
>  audio/vorbis, text/srt, video/theora), the role this data plays
>  (e.g. audio description, caption, sign language), and the actual
>  language it is in (RFC3066 language code). It also enables
>  control over the activation state of the track.
> If you have comments about the resolution to support this
> proposal, please send them by e-mail to this list prior to this
> Thursday's task-force telcon.
>  --Mike
> -- 
> Michael(tm) Smith
> http://people.w3.org/mike
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