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[media] Mozilla comment on <transcript> proposal

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 29 May 2012 17:15:51 +1000
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2mtHssCEy6atPzQyLXjMJ=UCDNaK_3DvopJXmNavpTrmQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Cc: David Bolter <dbolter@mozilla.com>, Hubert Figuière <hub@mozilla.com>, Ralph Giles <giles@mozilla.com>
Forwarding a part of the discussion with Mozillians about the
transcript element to share the ideas.


On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 8:16 AM, Silvia Pfeiffer
<silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> wrote:
> Some quick comments inline.
> On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 7:57 AM, Ralph Giles <giles@mozilla.com> wrote:
>> Some quick thoughts, looking at
>> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ISSUE-194/TranscriptElement
>> - Associating an html media element with its corresponding <transcript>
>> element through the transcript=$element_id scheme seems inelegant. I'm
>> not aware of a general element-to-element hyperlink of this sort in any
>> current spect. What about using a shared attribute value like
>> 'mediagroup' in the Media Controller api to tie related elements
>> together. This also allows ad-hoc association of multiple transcripts,
>> for example in different languages.
> Not a bad idea. This would also provide a backlink from the
> <transcript> to the <video>.
> Note that multiple transcripts are already possible, since the
> @transcript attribute is a list of IDREFs, not just a single IDREF.
Received on Tuesday, 29 May 2012 07:16:43 UTC

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