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RE: Requirements for external text alternatives for audio/video

From: Sean Hayes <Sean.Hayes@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2010 17:21:41 +0000
To: Eric Carlson <eric.carlson@apple.com>, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
CC: Geoff Freed <geoff_freed@wgbh.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, Matt May <mattmay@adobe.com>
Message-ID: <8DEFC0D8B72E054E97DC307774FE4B9119EFDED5@DB3EX14MBXC315.europe.corp.microsoft.com>
The semantics of TTML is specified in terms of XSL:FO, it does not require an XSL:FO implementation.  The majority of the style features in TTML are already found in CSS. The W3C has an implementation of TTML based on conversion into HTML & CSS.

From: public-html-a11y-request@w3.org [mailto:public-html-a11y-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Eric Carlson
Sent: 25 March 2010 15:46
To: Silvia Pfeiffer
Cc: Geoff Freed; HTML Accessibility Task Force; Matt May
Subject: Re: Requirements for external text alternatives for audio/video

On Mar 24, 2010, at 9:29 PM, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:

In summary - I would suggest keeping the File Format requirement at
with supporting both, srt and dfxp (or ttml as Sean clarified).

  What DFXP profile are you suggesting we mandate?

  As Maciej noted [1], even the presentation profile requires XSL-FO. Does anyone actually think it is reasonable to require a UA to implement this substantial spec just to style captions?


[1] - http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2010Mar/0103.html
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