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Re: [media] issue-152: documents for further discussion

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 23 May 2011 07:40:54 -0700
Cc: Bob Lund <B.Lund@cablelabs.com>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, "Mark Vickers @ Comcast" <mark_vickers@cable.comcast.com>, Eric Winkelman <E.Winkelman@cablelabs.com>, David Agranoff <d.agranoff@cablelabs.com>
Message-id: <D070CBB8-5558-4C07-9D9E-C71A5CDF03D9@apple.com>
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>

On May 21, 2011, at 2:07 , Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:

>> Support for text tracks are specified in the DASH spec. See http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-a11y/2011Feb/0151.html example 1 in appendix G.
> Sure. But DASH is not supported in HTML.

It's supported;  support isn't required, but I can't see any reason why

<video src="silvia.mpd" ... />

wouldn't work, if the browser (or its underlying media system) knows how to handle DASH MPDs.

> I am saying we need to wait
> until that time. The a11y TF is not the right forum to discuss
> addition of HTTP adaptive streaming to HTML.


David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Monday, 23 May 2011 14:41:22 UTC

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