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Re: @transcript=URL attribute proposal for issue 194

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2012 10:40:14 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VnxaCvb=KB+GL5t4uyZB-pXweUapmRDjkCdAWVuZQF=Dg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Cc: John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, "Edward O'Connor (ted@oconnor.cx)" <ted@oconnor.cx>
Hi Silvia , thanks for the prompt response.

adding ted into mix.

On 15 November 2012 00:14, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi Steve,
>
> I am actually disappointed that there was never a decision made on issue
> 194 in the HTML WG. We still have two competing proposals that are almost
> identical and for which we haven't had feedback from all browsers. I am
> hesitant to write an extension spec without more input from other potential
> implementers on which way forward they prefer on this.
>

Is there a possibility that we (interested parties) can work together to
merge the 2 proposals? and/or reach out to implementers for feedback?
which implementers do we need to get feedback from?


>
> I am, however, considering to write an extension spec on something
> orthogonal that came up in the process of discussing the @transcript
> attribute: a <transcript> element in which time-aligned interactive
> transcripts could be displayed by the browser. I am keen to see that
> implemented and experimented with for HTML5.1.
>

Is there anything the taskforce can do to kelp you along with this?


>
> Regards,
> Silvia.
>
>
> On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 2:19 AM, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Hi Silvia, John
>>
>> (with a11y taskforce chair hat on)
>>
>> Are you interested in writing an extension spec for a transcript
>> attribute as per your change proposal for issue 194 [1]?
>>
>>
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposal/ISSUE-194/TranscriptURL
>>
>>
>> --
>> with regards
>>
>> Steve Faulkner
>> Technical Director - TPG
>>
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>>
>>
>>
>


-- 
with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG

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