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

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Date: Thu, 16 May 2013 20:14:46 -0600
Message-ID: <CACQ=j+dYitDts2d9TzQeFFBP6nXgsRAojCQW3agC_JVPb3K1Eg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Cc: Pierre-Anthony Lemieux <pal@sandflow.com>, Michael Jordan <mijordan@adobe.com>, "public-tt@w3.org" <public-tt@w3.org>
On Thu, May 16, 2013 at 7:35 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.
>

I don't believe this is relevant because it is certain to change. There is
no reason UAs shouldn't be implementing TTML support directly. We have to
assume and plan on this in fact.
Received on Friday, 17 May 2013 02:15:33 UTC

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