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Re: TTML Agenda for 15/05/13 - Proposed updates to charter

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 17 May 2013 11:52:54 +1000
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2nU4pfCFqFKL5WFveTakOJVWrYQ1wQqY-r2Y843DFXC3g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Pierre-Anthony Lemieux <pal@sandflow.com>
Cc: Michael Jordan <mijordan@adobe.com>, "public-tt@w3.org" <public-tt@w3.org>
On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 11:35 AM, Silvia Pfeiffer
<silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 11:18 AM, Pierre-Anthony Lemieux
> <pal@sandflow.com> wrote:
>> Hi Silvia et al.,
>>
>>> Think about a sw developer who has a TTML file and wants to translate
>>> it to a WebVTT file to be rendered in a Web browser that only supports
>>> WebVTT.
>>
>> If there is a mapping between TTML and the TextTrackAPI, i.e. a
>> mapping between TTML and HTML 5, why would one need to translate the
>> file?
>
> Because most browsers have refused to implement TTML support in the past.

BTW: note that that was just an example. The same reasoning applies
for converting from WebVTT to TTML.

Regards,
Silvia.
Received on Friday, 17 May 2013 01:53:44 UTC

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