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Re: Systematic access to media/plugin metadata

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2011 12:42:26 -0500
Message-ID: <BANLkTimqYsp=zP1Vt7hWNL3eQKz4dqiWWQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Eric Carlson <eric.carlson@apple.com>
Cc: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Hi Eric,

On 4/12/11, Eric Carlson <eric.carlson@apple.com> wrote:
> Laura -
> On Apr 12, 2011, at 10:14 AM, Laura Carlson wrote:
>> Silvia, maybe accessing video and audio transcripts would be a another
>> use case to add. I don't know. Would that be applicable? Transcripts
>> may be embedded in a video but when people are on a dialup modem, (I
>> am a majority of the time), they have no way to obtain that transcript
>> unless the author remembers to supply a link to the transcript in the
>> body of the document. In this use case they are locked out of all
>> video content.
>   Textual transcripts embedded in a video file are available to script
> though the Track API [1].

How does the end user obtain the transcripts if there is no script?


Best Regards.
Laura L. Carlson
Received on Tuesday, 12 April 2011 17:42:53 UTC

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