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Re: [media] Moving forward with captions / subtitles

From: Eric Carlson <eric.carlson@apple.com>
Date: Sun, 14 Feb 2010 23:19:09 -0800
Cc: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-id: <67B1650D-1A53-4005-9424-58740A1F5849@apple.com>
To: Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com>

On Feb 14, 2010, at 11:06 PM, Philip Jägenstedt wrote:

>> This is exactly replicating what the wiki page already says, except
>> with <trackgroup> instead of <track> and with <track> instead of
>> <source>. Also, it adds the discussed stand-alone possibility of
>> <track> with a @src attribute, which we had already discussed.
>> Could we just stick with the naming as we have it at
>> http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/HTML/wiki/Media_TextAssociations ?
> I think calling the grouping element <track> is a bad idea when it in fact doesn't specify a track but a group of tracks (each track in <source>).
  But it does not represent a group of tracks! 

  The <track> element represents a single track in the presentation, which uses one of the <source> elements as its source of media data.

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