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Re: VTT authoring guide on Web Platform Docs?

From: Carlos Araya <carlos.araya@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:17:40 -0800
Message-ID: <CANL4y-phER=a5CTAG0B4AUJ1ciNkxW4TsgwVs-1pQkaHscO3_g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Cc: David Singer <singer@apple.com>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>, "public-texttracks@w3.org" <public-texttracks@w3.org>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
I took a first stab at writing the VTT tutorial. It's currently hosted in
Github to make it easier for people to contribute examples and edits to the
page.

https://github.com/caraya/vtt-demos/blob/master/video_captioning.md

Please take a look at it and let me know what you think needs to be changed
and what other things I should add.

Carlos


On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 6:00 PM, Silvia Pfeiffer
<silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>wrote:

> Great to hear your interest!
>
> I would indeed encourage to write about implemented reality, even
> though that will probably continue to improve over the next few
> months.
>
> You could explain the features as specified and then explain what
> works in the browsers now.
>
> This could, in fact, contribute to the testing efforts of the <track>
> element in HTML, see http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/Testing .
>
> Cheers,
> Silvia.
>
>
>
> On Fri, Dec 6, 2013 at 12:44 PM, Carlos Araya <carlos.araya@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I'd be interested in looking at working on something like this. 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?
> >
> >
> > 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.
> >>
> >>
>
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