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Re: VTT authoring guide on Web Platform Docs?

From: Carlos Araya <carlos.araya@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 14 Dec 2013 10:59:18 -0800
Message-ID: <CANL4y-pZqdJte-EJB4WdyA9NzcXrxZ3dx7OiRugYngWcJFD4Cg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Richard Eyre <rick.eyre@hotmail.com>
Cc: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, 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>
Richard,

Thank you for the feedback.

I've updated the information regarding Firefox Nightly and added  vtt.js to
the lists of players and polyfills.

What bug should I track for Cue formatting issues?

Carlos


On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 5:38 PM, Richard Eyre <rick.eyre@hotmail.com> wrote:

> I'm not sure if this got through to the list so if it did, apologies. I
> don't mean to spam the list.
>
>
> Looks good at a quick pass Carlos. Two things:
>
> * Firefox Nightly is enabled by default now. A patch landed a few days ago
> for that.
> * Underneath the polyfill section you can list
> https://github.com/mozilla/vtt.js. It's a JavaScript implementation of
> the WebVTT spec (not the track spec). In the future it might evolve into a
> full <track> polyfill.
>
> Rick
>
>
> On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 7:17 PM, Carlos Araya <carlos.araya@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> 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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