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Re: Signature and LF

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2012 08:07:26 +0100
To: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: public-texttracks@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.v9pkqownidj3kv@simons-macbook-pro.local>
On Tue, 14 Feb 2012 21:33:48 +0100, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

> 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.

I think it matters enough to file the bug and change our tests and impl  
(which we have already done).

Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Wednesday, 15 February 2012 07:08:07 UTC

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