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[Bug 13544] Video: <track> element should allow support of more than one format without content sniffing

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--- Comment #5 from Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> 2011-08-03 08:31:32 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #3)
> I don't really think implementing formats other than WebVTT should be
> acceptable unless it is clear how that other format is implemented in the same
> amount of detail as WebVTT. Otherwise minor players end up reverse engineering
> the market leaders once again.

I suggest a compromise and we specify WebVTT as the baseline format that all
browsers need to support. There will be other formats that browsers will want
to accept and there really isn't any way to prevent it.

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