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Re: VTT authoring guide on Web Platform Docs?

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:52:20 -0800
Cc: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>, "public-texttracks@w3.org" <public-texttracks@w3.org>, Silvia Pfieffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
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To: Carlos Araya <carlos.araya@gmail.com>

On Dec 5, 2013, at 17:44 , Carlos Araya <carlos.araya@gmail.com> wrote:

> I'd be interested in looking at working on something like this.

Yay!! A volunteer!

> However the first question that comes to mind is whether we write to the way the specification is written or to the way it is supported. As far as I know there is no complete implementation of the VTT spec available,is there?

Most people have implemented the stuff up to the recent region/scrolling stuff;  that’s on the bleeding edge, I think.  Silvia would know best.

I fear the answer to your question may be ‘a judicious mix’. 

Others in either community have an opinion?

> Carlos
> Sent from my iPad
>> On Dec 5, 2013, at 12:43 PM, David Singer <singer@apple.com> wrote:
>> Hi
>> it would be really cool to have an authoring guide for VTT (unlike the specification, which is essentially an implementation guide) on WebPlatformDocs.  There are some possible starting points, below, though of course to use any of this material we’d need to work with the authors and get permission.
>> Is there someone who would like to pull this together and spearhead getting a good authoring guide on this important site?  
>>> http://dev.opera.com/articles/view/an-introduction-to-webvtt-and-track/
>>> http://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/HTML/WebVTT
>>> http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ie/archive/2011/10/12/html5-video-captioning.aspx
>>> http://www.delphiki.com/webvtt/
>>> http://demosthenes.info/blog/580/Make-Online-Video-Accessible-And-Searchable-With-WebVTT
>>> http://www.accessiq.org/news/features/2013/03/webvtt-and-captioning-on-the-web
>> David Singer
>> Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
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