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Re: [media] Moving forward with captions / subtitles

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 22:56:44 +1100
Message-ID: <2c0e02831002170356q4a0529dbr4a0a1915fea91274@mail.gmail.com>
To: Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com>
Cc: Geoff Freed <geoff_freed@wgbh.org>, Eric Carlson <eric.carlson@apple.com>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 7:00 PM, Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Feb 2010 15:10:06 +0800, Silvia Pfeiffer
> <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Maybe we have converged?
>
> Yes, and for the record this is what I think we agree on:
>
> <track> is used to reference an external text track.
>
> <trackgroup> is used to group several tracks which are mutually exclusive.
> Often they will have the same role="", but this isn't necessarily so.
>
> Your example with active changed to enabled:
>
> <video src="video.ogv">
>  <track src="cc.en.srt" srclang="en" role="CC" enabled>
>  <track src="tad.en.srt" srclang="en" role="TAD">
>  <trackgroup role="SUB">
>    <track src="subs.de.srt" srclang="de">
>    <track src="subs.sv.srt" srclang="sv">
>    <track src="subs.jp.srt" srclang="jp">
>  </trackgroup>
> </video>
>
> <track> is a void element (no end tag), if there any reason to think that it
> would ever need child elements then now is the time to give it an end tag.
>

I've tentatively updated the wiki with this specification (there may
be bugs, so please read carefully and fix):
http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/wiki/Media_TextAssociations . We can
always roll back if there is disagreement.

Cheers,
Silvia.
Received on Wednesday, 17 February 2010 11:57:36 GMT

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