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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.

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

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