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Re: TextTrack API changes

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Jun 2013 18:00:38 +1000
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2n7geg=Uz5yJZHXOW17g0QhiGnX4X_uv1oG1TMCpz9gLg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bob Lund <B.Lund@cablelabs.com>
Cc: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, public-html <public-html@w3.org>, "Jerry Smith, (WINDOWS)" <jdsmith@microsoft.com>, "Mark Vickers @ Comcast" <mark_vickers@cable.comcast.com>
On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 6:06 AM, Bob Lund <B.Lund@cablelabs.com> wrote:
>
>
> On 5/12/13 8:47 PM, "Silvia Pfeiffer" <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 5:00 AM, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> First, I'm talking about the Media Type of a text track resource here,
>>>not a specific @kind (usage) of a text track resource. For example,
>>>"text/vtt",
>>> "application/ttml+xml", "application/x-mpeg2-psi" [I just made that
>>>up], etc.
>>
>>OK, this is taking the discussion into a completely different and
>>unrelated direction, because we were discussing TextTrackCue and not
>>TextTrack types. Also, the changes you are proposing below are not
>>possible because <track> is an empty element and we are not going to
>>break backwards compatibility on the markup. But I'll entertain the
>>discussion of the use cases that they imply rather than the particular
>>specification proposal.
>>
>>I'm still curious about the one question I had before: are you or
>>anyone else aware of any implementations of the
>>inBandMetadataTrackDispatchType attribute? Since it's not even used in
>>http://www.cablelabs.com/specifications/CL-SP-HTML5-MAP-I02-120510.pdf
>>but instead @label is used, I don't know if it's satisfying its use
>>case.
>
> This document was written before the definition of the dispatch type
> attribute. The spec will be rev'd to make use of this new attribute.

Let's make sure that we have the <track> element in better shape
before you make changes to that spec, so it can be adapted
appropriately for all <track> aspects.

Regards,
Silvia.
Received on Tuesday, 4 June 2013 08:01:28 UTC

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