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[Bug 14552] <track> support // and /* */ comments everywhere except in the signature line

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Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2011 08:59:23 +0000
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Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> changed:

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--- Comment #8 from Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> 2011-10-26 08:59:22 UTC ---
Please let's not use // for comments - that would make all URLs really

Also, I've seen "#" used in live captioning similar to ">>" as speech markers,
though I can't find an example now.

I could live with /* */ for intra-cue comments. IIUC, right now anything inside
< and > that is not a defined tag is ignored, so that would also work, though
it's not as future-proof as a separate markup.

More important than intra-cue comments, though, is a way to comment out
complete cues. Since that creates a section, it would be best if that could be
done the same way as the sections that we need for headers for metadata, inline
cue settings, and inline CSS. I can live with the suggestion to use the "-->"
marker as a landmark to separate such sections.

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