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Re: [whatwg] [blink-dev] Re: Intent to Update TextTrackCue and Add VTTCue

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2013 20:29:12 +0000 (UTC)
To: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.00.1308282027340.28417@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
Cc: whatwg <whatwg@whatwg.org>
On Fri, 23 Aug 2013, Glenn Adams wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 4:16 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> > On Fri, 23 Aug 2013, Glenn Adams wrote:
> > >
> > > As has been pointed out a number of times, there are already 
> > > implementations and JS client code using this technique.
> >
> > Where?
> 
> I think I've pointed this out to you at least four times before, but 
> I'll do so again:
> 
> http://www.cablelabs.com/specifications/CL-SP-HTML5-MAP-I02-120510.pdf
> 
> See section 5.2 Closed Captioning.

I see nothing in that section that is either an implementation or JS 
client code.

On Sat, 24 Aug 2013, Glenn Adams wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 24, 2013 at 9:48 AM, PhistucK <phistuck@gmail.com> wrote:
> > 
> > But where is it used?
>
> This specification has been implemented by CableLabs in a reference 
> implementation of a DLNA defined TV/STB platform for remote user 
> interfaces. The "generic" usage implemented there is being used by 
> television service provider operators to access both MPEG-2 PSI and 
> CEA-608 data in JS client code.

Changing how the Web works wouldn't, as far as I can tell, have any impact 
on this. So this doesn't provide a reason to avoid changing the spec.

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