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Re: a11y TF CfC on resolution to support "Media Multitrack API" change proposal for HTML issue 9

From: David Bolter <david.bolter@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2010 20:14:02 -0400
Message-ID: <4BB3E54A.2090306@gmail.com>
To: "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>
CC: public-html-a11y@w3.org
This looks good to me. Is having something like a callback/handler (e.g. 
onCaption) that gets called when each caption is displayed outside the 
scope of this proposal?

On 30/03/10 5:55 AM, Michael(tm) Smith wrote:
> This is a call for consensus within the HTML a11y task force to
> record a resolution supporting the following Change Proposal:
>    Media Multitrack API
>    http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/wiki/Media_MultitrackAPI
> The "Media Multitrack API" change proposal relates to HTML WG issue 9:
>    http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/9
> To quote from the proposal's Summary section:
>    This is a proposal for introduction of a JavaScript API for
>    HTML5 media elements that allows Web authors to determine the
>    data that is available from a media resource. It exposes the
>    tracks that the resource contains, the type of data it is (e.g.
>    audio/vorbis, text/srt, video/theora), the role this data plays
>    (e.g. audio description, caption, sign language), and the actual
>    language it is in (RFC3066 language code). It also enables
>    control over the activation state of the track.
> If you have comments about the resolution to support this
> proposal, please send them by e-mail to this list prior to this
> Thursday's task-force telcon.
>    --Mike
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