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Re: VTT authoring guide on Web Platform Docs?

From: Carlos Araya <carlos.araya@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2013 11:08:54 -0800
Message-ID: <CANL4y-q_ox4Dr5aFBkxxrmUSEjF2bigWLU081s8VZWuob-Hdfg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jay Munro <jaymunro@microsoft.com>
Cc: Richard Eyre <rick.eyre@hotmail.com>, 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>
Jay,

I added the links as notes to the supported browsers table.  Can you think
of a better placement for the links?

Carlos


On Sun, Dec 15, 2013 at 12:28 PM, Jay Munro <jaymunro@microsoft.com> wrote:

>   Hi Carlos,
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> Looks good, though here's a bit more:
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> Under IE, you've got documentation on the HTML5 Rocks site. While a good
> site, Microsoft has a lot of Text Track docs, with a number of examples.
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> This is our technology start page:
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> http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/ie/bg123962.aspx
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> Here's where all the API docs are. The text track API is mixed in with the
> audio/video/media elements.
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> http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-US/library/ie/hh772500.aspx
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> There's a set of text track samples here, including one that uses meta
> data to create a slide show. MSDN locks us out of actually having the demo
> online, so it might be a good candidate to put on WebPlatform.
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> http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/ie/HTML5-Timed-Text-Track-9fddea75
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> Lastly, though a little dated, there's a demo on ietestdrive.com that has
> an editor that will create WebVTT files (as well as TTML files). I've been
> meaning to get around to an update, but things have been busy.
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> http://ie.microsoft.com/testdrive/Graphics/CaptionMaker/
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>    IE HTML5 Timed Text Track sample in JavaScript, HTML for Visual Studio
> 2010
>  The examples shown here use the HTML5 track element, and show you how to
> add video with captioning and other features to your webpages.
>  Read more...<http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/ie/HTML5-Timed-Text-Track-9fddea75>
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> *From:* Carlos Araya <carlos.araya@gmail.com>
> *Sent:* Saturday, December 14, 2013 10:59 AM
> *To:* Richard Eyre
> *Cc:* Silvia Pfeiffer; David Singer; public-webplatform@w3.org;
> public-texttracks@w3.org; Doug Schepers
>
> *Subject:* Re: VTT authoring guide on Web Platform Docs?
>
>   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
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> 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
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>> 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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