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Re: metadata in the VTT file header, re-starting the conversation

From: Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2012 19:31:06 +0100
To: public-texttracks@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.v93e14njsr6mfa@kirk>
On Wed, 22 Feb 2012 00:31:42 +0100, David Singer <singer@apple.com> wrote:

> Hi
>
> this conversation petered out, and we could really do with a way to  
> store attributes in the VTT file header:
> a) documented (standard)
> b) vendor-specific and experimental, probably
>
> Does anyone have any preferred syntax for doing this?  It's a little  
> tricky, because one of the values I'd like to support is in-line CSS

In my private and humble opinion, a standardized format for metadata in  
WebVTT overkill and not really something we need for v1. I'd prefer to  
simply have some form of comment block that people can experiment with  
before trying to go further.

-- 
Philip Jägenstedt
Core Developer
Opera Software
Received on Wednesday, 22 February 2012 18:31:35 GMT

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