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Re: Survey ready on Media Text Associations proposal

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Mar 2010 10:07:08 +1100
Message-ID: <2c0e02831003041507p3cd40902ha09060deadbd91df@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 9:19 AM, Eric Carlson <eric.carlson@apple.com> wrote:
>
> On Mar 4, 2010, at 2:06 PM, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
>
>> On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 4:36 AM, Eric Carlson <eric.carlson@apple.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> + 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.
>>
>  So it is a method for the content author to indicate a track to use if no other track is selected? IOW, this example:
>
> <trackgroup media="accessibility(captions:yes") >
>  <track src="en.srt" lang="en" enabled >
>  <track src="fr.srt" lang="fr" >
>  <track src="de.srt" lang="de" >
> </trackgroup>
>
>  says to use "en.srt" everywhere except German and French systems?
>
>  This seems reasonable to me.
>
> eric
>
>

Yes, that's indeed how I saw it. And if the Web author makes a mistake
and marks more than one (as is also possible in radio buttons), only
the first one is regarded as enabled.

Cheers,
Silvia.
Received on Thursday, 4 March 2010 23:08:00 GMT

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