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Re: Roll-up captions in WebVTT

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2011 23:23:20 +0000 (UTC)
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Cc: public-texttracks@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1111282320400.2514@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Fri, 25 Nov 2011, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
>
> BTW: in case you don't understand what I am trying to achieve here, try 
> out this video on YouTube and select the caption track "English - 
> rollup" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xTURXWoJ6A

That's like ten times more annoying to read than the normal captions on 
that video. I think if we are to support roll-up captions we need a far 
more convincing use case.

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