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Re: Systematic access to media/plugin metadata

From: Eric Carlson <eric.carlson@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2011 10:38:44 -0700
Cc: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
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To: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Laura -

On Apr 12, 2011, at 10:14 AM, Laura Carlson wrote:

> 
> Silvia, maybe accessing video and audio transcripts would be a another
> use case to add. I don't know. Would that be applicable? Transcripts
> may be embedded in a video but when people are on a dialup modem, (I
> am a majority of the time), they have no way to obtain that transcript
> unless the author remembers to supply a link to the transcript in the
> body of the document. In this use case they are locked out of all
> video content.
> 
  Textual transcripts embedded in a video file are available to script though the Track API [1].

eric

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/video.html#sourcing-in-band-text-tracks
Received on Tuesday, 12 April 2011 17:39:13 GMT

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