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Re: Signature and LF

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2012 20:33:48 +0000 (UTC)
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
cc: public-texttracks@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1202142033310.10315@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 14 Feb 2012, Simon Pieters wrote:
> 
> Before I brought up that there was a mismatch between the text/vtt 
> registration's "WebVTT files all begin with one of the following byte 
> sequences:" and the WebVTT parser's handling of the signature. Hixie 
> made a change to the parser to address it, but they still don't match.
> 
> Consider a file that contains "WEBVTT foo" and no LFs. It matches the 
> text/vtt's registration, but the parser rejects it in step 9, because 
> there's no LF.
> 
> I think the parser step 5 should be changed to collect characters that 
> are not LF, space or tab, and then check that the collected characters 
> are "WEBVTT", and then if the next character is space or tab, skip 
> characters that are not LF, and remove step 9.

Doesn't really matter, surely. I mean, the file is empty.

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