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

From: Pierre-Anthony Lemieux <pal@sandflow.com>
Date: Thu, 16 May 2013 19:03:10 -0700
Message-ID: <CAF_7JxDbKvsuFLP4PFWAZ2iSZyQZaM-1RAN6ghNPNYC8uGirDg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Cc: Michael Jordan <mijordan@adobe.com>, "public-tt@w3.org" <public-tt@w3.org>
> Because most browsers have refused to implement TTML support in the past.

But browsers intend to implement the TextTrackAPI, and the
TextTrackAPI is read-write, i.e. one can both read and create cues,
right?

Best,

-- Pierre

On Thu, May 16, 2013 at 6:35 PM, 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.
>
> Best Regards,
> Silvia.
Received on Friday, 17 May 2013 02:03:58 UTC

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