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[Fwd: Timed tracks]

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2010 10:04:09 -0400
To: public-tt@w3.org
Message-Id: <1271945049.9926.27.camel@chacal>
I wanted to bring the attention of the Group to this effort.

>From one point of view, it's disappointing to see a new effort
subtitling starting.

On the other hand, I have to say that I don't imagine at the moment
Timed Text being deployed in Web browsers, due to its lack of use of
HTML and CSS. So, this effort has more chances to get deployed rapidly
along with HTML5 video imho,

Philippe

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From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
To: public-html@w3.org
Subject: Timed tracks
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2010 04:36:29 +0000 (UTC)

FYI, I've started looking at the timed track bugs:

   http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9452
   http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9471

Right now I'm mostly collecting use cases and drafting ideas, but I hope 
to have a first draft proposal integrating the suggestions in those bugs 
and some other material in the spec in the coming weeks. If anyone has any 
sample videos or still from videos showing real-world use of timed tracks 
in ways that demonstrate possible features I haven't considered, please 
let me know. So far, I and some others in the WHATWG list and on #whatwg 
have collected the following:

   http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/Use_cases_for_timed_tracks_rendered_over_video_by_the_UA
   http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/Use_cases_for_API-level_access_to_timed_tracks

Cheers,
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