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Re: Survey ready on Media Text Associations proposal

From: Eric Carlson <eric.carlson@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Mar 2010 10:32:34 -0800
Cc: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, Michael Smith <mike@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-Id: <63B0F229-21A2-426B-9953-156C05A79F4E@apple.com>
To: Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com>

On Mar 4, 2010, at 10:36 PM, Philip Jägenstedt wrote:

> Personally, I think the track selection should be something like this:
> For each group:
>  If there exists tracks with the enabled attribute:
>    Select the first such track.
>  Else:
>    Do nothing

  This should be modified to account for the UA setting the enabled attribute based on 'lang' and/or 'media' attributes on track elements.

> For role="" I don't have much of an opinion at all, but am not optimistic about browser settings being very helpful -- since users don't change their settings sites will rely on other methods anyway.
  Users do set language "preferences', and I suspect they will set accessibility preferences.

> I don't think we need to resolve this before going to the HTML WG as I'm sure everything will get discussed all over again anyway.

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