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Re: Survey ready on Media Text Associations proposal

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2010 07:54:07 +1100
Message-ID: <2c0e02831003111254o634ea22bt1b0abd07d9bf4bdf@mail.gmail.com>
To: Eric Carlson <eric.carlson@apple.com>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com>, Michael Smith <mike@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 2:36 AM, Eric Carlson <eric.carlson@apple.com> wrote:
>
> On Mar 10, 2010, at 8:34 PM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>
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>> On Mar 10, 2010, at 8:25 PM, Philip Jägenstedt wrote:
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>>> On Thu, 11 Mar 2010 12:10:01 +0800, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> wrote:
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>>>> On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 2:56 PM, Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com> wrote:
>>>>> Is the intention that we specify a track selection algorithm with exact
>>>>> rules for which track to enable based on settings, or should this be left to
>>>>> UAs to override ad-hoc?
>>>>
>>>> I don't think anything is prescribed to UAs in the HTML spec - if at
>>>> all we can only make recommendations on what override rules a UA uses.
>>>> No?
>>>
>>> There are very clear rules for resource selection for <source> and no provision for the UA to override this. I'm asking if the intention is to specify with the same level of detail which <track> to select and not allow UAs to override this, or if we should simply say that the UA can do whatever it wants. I don't like the latter because it will certainly lead to poor interoperability.
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>> I would prefer if the rules for <track> are as precise as the ones for <source>, but I also think that this level of detail can wait until after the proposal is submitted to the HTML WG.
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>  I agree with Maciej and Philip, we should have precise rules for <track> selection.

Does HTML on other things require user preference settings to be
implemented in browsers?

Cheers,
Silvia.
Received on Thursday, 11 March 2010 20:55:04 GMT

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