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[Bug 17273] New: Consider introducing a setting to make lines grow upwards

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Date: Thu, 31 May 2012 15:21:40 +0000
To: public-texttracks@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-17273-5018@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17273

           Summary: Consider introducing a setting to make lines grow
                    upwards
           Product: TextTracks CG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: WebVTT
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: simonp@opera.com
         QAContact: dave.null@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-texttracks@w3.org


Currently if you set line:-2 and the line wraps, the -1 line gets filled with
text. If you wanted to have the -1 line "free", that seems annoying, especially
since you can't know if the line will wrap or not.

I can think of two ways to solve that.
(1) introduce a setting to make horizontal lines grow upwards instead of
downwards.
(2) introduce a way to make a "hole" in the rendering area that won't be filled
by cues, kind of like the native controls makes a hole covering up part of the
rendering area. Such a hole probably shouldn't move when the controls are
shown, unlike normal cues.

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