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

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2009 14:56:13 -0700
Message-Id: <p06240842c69523fe51ab@[]>
To: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>, 'Dan Connolly' <connolly@w3.org>, 'James Graham' <jgraham@opera.com>
Cc: 'Ian Hickson' <ian@hixie.ch>, 'Robin Berjon' <robin@berjon.com>, 'Shelley Powers' <shelley.just@gmail.com>, public-html@w3.org
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

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