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[Bug 14510] <track> how should language be normalized?

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Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2011 12:05:51 +0000
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--- Comment #1 from Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com> 2011-10-19 12:05:50 UTC ---
TextTrack.language is defined as returning a BCP 47 language tag, but should it
be normalized at all? The language is most likely not going to be on BCP 47
form in the source for in-band tracks, so in the mapping there is a choice in
what to do with capitalization of both the language itself and the script,
region, etc.

Also, for out-of-band tracks from <track>, should the srclang attribute be
reflected in TextTrack.language verbatim, or should it be coerced to a BCP 47
language tag with some normalization?

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