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Re: [selectors4] "time-dimensional canvas"?

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2011 20:09:42 -0700
Message-ID: <4E868476.7080103@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 09/30/2011 06:14 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> In the introductory paragraph of the Time-dimensional pseudo-classes
> chapter, the phrase "time-dimensional canvas" is used:
>
> "These pseudo-classes classify elements with respect to the
> currently-displayed or active position in a time-dimensional canvas,
> such as during speech rendering of an HTML document."
>
> I (and, from twitter replies, other people) have no idea what this
> actually means.  I suggest rewording it in more explicit terms, and
> referring to the primary existing example of their use: captions in a
> video.  Something like:
>
> "These pseudo-classes classify elements with respect to the
> currently-displayed or active position in some timeline, such as
> during speech rendering of an HTML document, or during the display of
> an HTML video using WebVTT to render karaoke subtitles."

Fixed. Thanks for the better wording. :)

~fantasai
Received on Saturday, 1 October 2011 03:10:14 GMT

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