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Re: Survey ready on Media Text Associations proposal

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Mar 2010 09:06:53 +1100
Message-ID: <2c0e02831003041406m2c62f938t5305796553b1b8c8@mail.gmail.com>
To: Eric Carlson <eric.carlson@apple.com>
Cc: Michael Smith <mike@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 4:36 AM, Eric Carlson <eric.carlson@apple.com> wrote:
>
> On Mar 2, 2010, at 10:48 PM, Michael(tm) Smith wrote:
>
>> A survey is ready on the "Media Text Associations" draft change
>> proposal.
>>
>>  http://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/44061/text-associations/
>>
>
> I generally agree with this proposal, but would like to see the following changes before we submit it to the WG:
>
> + We should not mandate DFXP at this time. It has many features that will complicate implementation significantly which are not needed for this proposal. I think we should help define a DFXP profile that is more suitable for our needs.
>
> + The 'enabled' attribute on a <track> in a <trackgroup> should be invalid, as the UA is responsible for selecting the most appropriate track from the alternates.


The 'enabled' attribute is expressing Web author intentions. It can of
course be overruled by the UA, which has more information about user
preferences etc. But I think it is important to give the Web author an
opportunity to express what he/she intends to be on screen.

Cheers,
Silvia.
Received on Thursday, 4 March 2010 22:07:45 GMT

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