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Re: Kicking off to the Text Tracks Community Group

From: Ronny Mennerich <ronny.mennerich@googlemail.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2011 08:07:33 +0100
Message-ID: <4EC36135.90805@googlemail.com>
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
CC: David Singer <singer@apple.com>, Jim King <jking@adobe.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, "public-texttracks@w3.org" <public-texttracks@w3.org>
Think I could assist to work on a WebVTT tutorial, like I have done with 
Silvia earlier for me WebVTT review. If you need me to help at this 
point just let me know where I can help.

Regards,
Ronny


Silvia Pfeiffer schrieb:
> That needs to be some sort of file header metadata. Ian and I discussed a metadata section earlier, so I expect we'll eventually add this.
>
> Cheers,
> Silvia.
>
> On 15/11/2011, at 6:43 AM, David Singer <singer@apple.com> wrote:
>
>   
>> This looks like a good start.
>>
>> Not sure where we'd cover 'setting the 'kind' of a VTT track' for each audience.
>>
>> I am sure more will emerge once we have baseline documents.
>>
>> On Nov 13, 2011, at 23:30 , Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
>>
>>     
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> I have been thinking about the structure of those documents that we
>>> will create around WebVTT.
>>>
>>> As stated, I think we need two documents: one targeted at video
>>> players that display captions (which includes browsers, but not
>>> exclusively),
>>> and a second one that is a tutorial targeted at caption authors or
>>> authoring applications (as Jim put it: "someone who is creating time
>>> text material can read to figure out what to output").
>>>
>>> Here are roughly the table of contents that I would imagine for these documents:
>>>
>>> WebVTT Specification
>>> =================
>>> 1. Syntax
>>> 2. Conformance requirements & extensibility
>>> 3. Parsing
>>> 4. Rendering (HTML/CSS-independent - more like the caption model)
>>> 5. MIME type registration
>>> Appendix:
>>> A. WebVTT and Web Browsers
>>> A.1. WebVTT cue text DOM construction rules
>>> A.2. Applying CSS properties to WebVTT Node Objects
>>> A.3. CSS extensions
>>>
>>>
>>> WebVTT Tutorial
>>> =============
>>> 1. WebVTT file structure
>>> 2. WebVTT file header sections
>>> 3. WebVTT cue format
>>> 4. WebVTT cue settings
>>> 5. WebVTT cue content tags
>>>
>>>
>>> Since Ian will be editing the WebVTT Specification, this is also an
>>> attempt to figure out what exactly goes into this document - a
>>> question that Ian asked earlier.
>>>
>>> Did I miss anything?
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Silvia.
>>>
>>>       
>> David Singer
>> Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
>>
>>     
>
>   
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