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[Bug 14646] <track> Don't use one-letter settings. They are non-intuitive and hard to remember. It makes little sense to use a single letter for the setting but then a sensible string for the value. Please use "align" instead of "A", etc.

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Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2011 21:02:02 +0000
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--- Comment #4 from Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com> 2011-11-01 21:02:01 UTC ---
Not really. <p> is very common in HTML. You use it all the time. Using settings
in VTT is rare. In our SRT sample, most files don't have any settings.

Moreover, SRT's settings are X1, X2, Y1, Y2, which are easier to memorize and
understand what they do compared to VTT's D, L, T, S, A. I have to look up
VTT's settings every time (listing them here was no exception, and after having
done so I'm not sure which letter map to which setting without looking at the
spec again), and I have been exposed to VTT more than the average VTT author
we're trying to target.

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