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Re: Agenda Item for next F2F - Reverting changes to TextTrackCue in master branch

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2013 11:20:30 -0700
Message-ID: <CACQ=j+cxE8cc-q462mWUvns0ZB4Pj7C8mb0hrQvn-h4_RjYySg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Cc: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>
On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 1:03 AM, Silvia Pfeiffer
<silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>wrote:

>
>
> On Sat, Apr 27, 2013 at 12:03 AM, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 1:48 AM, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com> wrote:
>>
>>> On Fri, 26 Apr 2013 06:18:50 +0200, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> While Cox supports the process of separating VTT specific APIs from the
>>>> more generic TextTrackCue API, we oppose certain changes that introduce
>>>> backward compatibilities, including:
>>>>
>>>> (1) the removal of the TextTrackCue constructor;
>>>>
>>>
>>> The previous TextTrackCue constructor was actually WebVTT-specific (it
>>> set all the WebVTT properties and "text" was parsed using WebVTT parsing
>>> rules).
>>>
>>
>> Thanks for that reminder. Indeed, I had posted a bug on this and
>> suggested an alternative approach in [1].
>>
>> [1]  https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=21080
>>
>
> I was thinking of this solution initially, too. But let's continue to have
> this discussion in the bugs and on the main mailing list. I have some
> feedback that I will post to the bug. Thanks for pointing out this bug and
> sorry for the delays to get to it.
>

See also the related bug [2].

[2] https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=21079

I suspect a resolution for the new [revert text/getCueAsHTML] bug (21851)
needs to be coordinated with the resolution of these two earlier bugs
(21079 and 21080).
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