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Re: Timed tracks

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2010 00:34:46 -0400
Message-ID: <4BD12366.30903@mit.edu>
To: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
CC: public-html@w3.org
On 4/23/10 12:25 AM, John Foliot wrote:
> Robert, when you say "burned in" are you referring to time-stamp text files
> included in the media wrapper, of converted to a binary format (.scc) and
> merged with the video asset as pixel data?  If it is the later, it makes it
> impossible to repurpose that text to AT like screen readers and Braille
> refresh bars.

Sure, but the whole discussion was about trying to prevent anyone other 
than the video creator from changing the text data or its presentation. 
  As in, the video author is explicitly trying to prevent such 
repurposing.  I believe Robert meant the "pixel data" option above, fwiw.

> As well, from experience this type of post-production is often outside the
> capacity of smaller and non-professional video producers, which raises the
> bar of entry.

Honestly, I'm quite happy with a high bar of entry to what Sean was 
saying he wants to do!  I just wish people didn't want to do it to start 
with.

-Boris
Received on Friday, 23 April 2010 04:35:21 GMT

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