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Re: [media] raising bugs in W3C bug tracker for LC

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2010 14:52:22 +1000
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To: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 10:59 PM, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com
> wrote:

> Hi media a11y ppl,
>
> I just came across the note that Mike Smith has forward to the HTML WG:
>
> On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 8:30 PM, Michael(tm) Smith <mike@w3.org> wrote:
>
>> I want to remind members of the group that we are having our regular
>> weekly telcon of the Accessibility TF as scheduled this week --
>> and are using the call time during the next two weeks to make sure
>> we have not let anything slip between the cracks as far as making
>> sure we have raised all necessary bugs prior to October 1st.
>>
>
> I now wonder if we should discuss this also in the media a11y subgroup and
> ascertain all the things that we want solutions for are actually raised in
> the HTML WG bug tracker. I know we have Issue-9, but is it actually going to
> be enough?
>
> As it stands, we have the following bugs:
>
> 1. On Markup for including external text tracks
>
> "Introduce declarative markup to associate timed text resources with media
> elements"
> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9471
> -> for which I have already suggested moving much of the WHATWG proposal
> into the W3C version.
>
>
> 2. On handling multitrack media resources
>
> "Handling of additional tracks of a multitrack audio/video resource"
> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9452
> -> which has been reflected to us for proposing a solution; this should be
> our next focus for technical discussion. It will include a solution for
> "clear audio" and for "sign translation", so cover a fair bit of ground.
>
>
> 3. Several on WebSRT
>
> "There is not a clear difference between "subtitles" and "captions". These
> are mostly used to describe "closed captions" (binary transmissions in TV
> broadcasts) vs "subtitles" (text files), as far as I know"
> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9773
>
> "Allowing A WebSRT voice declaration when the cue payload is WebSRT
> metadata text does not make sense, I think"
> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10619
>
> "..multiple cues are supported at once. But many SRT players don't actually
> support more than one SRT subtitle at once.."
> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9777
>
>  "Percentages for text positioning don't seem better than using the actual
> video dimensions"
> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9776
>
> ---
>
> So, the only thing I can see missing is a solution for the requirement area
> "Content navigation by content structure". We haven't discussed any
> potential technical approaches to this yet, but I think it is important
> enough to include that in this version of the HTML5 draft. It may well be
> that all we need is a means to switch easily between available timed text
> tracks and to make direct URLs to cues available. But we haven't got into
> the depth of this and I think we may need to make sure that there is a
> placeholder for this discussion in the HTML5 bug tracker.
>


After today's discussion I have added the following bug into the HTML5 bug
tracker: http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10693 .

This should satisfy both, ACTION-63 and ACTION-64.

Cheers,
Silvia.
Received on Thursday, 23 September 2010 04:53:20 UTC

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