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Re: Shifting gears for a second (was RE: Codecs for <video> and <audio>)

From: Chris Double <chris.double@double.co.nz>
Date: Fri, 3 Jul 2009 22:02:16 +1200
Message-ID: <c2e346f90907030302m52a5b357j65fd74d41ad0f288@mail.gmail.com>
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
On 7/3/09, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> wrote:
>  As long
>  as there is no standard API to access captions for a media file, they
>  are not exposed to search engines and screen readers.

A standard API for the browser won't do anything to allow the captions
to be exposed to search engines. They already are exposed however in
that the search engine can know the format of the media and extract
the captions.

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