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RE: ISSUE-142 (poster-alt): Chairs Solicit Proposals

From: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2011 18:12:59 -0800 (PST)
To: "'Tab Atkins Jr.'" <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: <public-html@w3.org>, "'HTML Accessibility Task Force'" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <01cf01cbbc35$6381a340$2a84e9c0$@edu>
Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> I rather like the CP, though I'm definitely not a fan of the name.
> You argue that some people are confused by the current name of the
> @poster attribute, but the term "poster frame" seems to be
> well-established in general.  "firstframe" seems to imply that it can
> only hold the first frame of the video, which is incorrect.
> I'd prefer to stick with either <poster>, or perhaps <posterframe>.

Thanks for the feedback Tab.

As noted in the Change Proposal, I am not wed to the element name and 
welcome all suggestions (on behalf of the Working Group) - what is important 
to me is the creation of a new child element of video so that we can 
leverage the power of both accessibility and i18n attributes more fully. If 
this broader concept is acknowledged and accepted, we can call it whatever 
the collective group-think deems most useful.

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