Re: <video>RE: Codecs for <video> and <audio> (survey of positions on ISSUE-7 video-codecs)

At 14:51  -0700 28/07/09, John Foliot wrote:
>It must also allow [spec] for the inclusion of transcript/caption files;
>user-agents/browsers that support any given codec MUST also provide native
>support for the on screen display of, and off screen extraction of[*]
>caption files.


the choice of whether we use H.264, Theora, or something else (and 
similarly for audio) is *completely orthogonal* to the question of 
how we achieve accessibility.  Also, repeated posts by myself and 
others on setting up a framework for accessibility have met with 
essentially *zero* response.

David Singer
Multimedia Standards, Apple Inc.

Received on Tuesday, 28 July 2009 21:58:22 UTC