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Re: TextTrackCue discussions

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2013 22:11:11 +1000
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2=ve-Mh=41z+QLPLqR5qZhBGusVm4XArAt0+aSzpv_Dqg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com>
Cc: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>, Brendan Long <self@brendanlong.com>, "HTML WG (public-html@w3.org)" <public-html@w3.org>, Eric Carlson <eric.carlson@apple.com>
On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 6:01 PM, Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 12:52 AM, Silvia Pfeiffer
> <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> wrote:
>> UnparsedCue can be created by JS and the JS could try to add it to a
>> track that has a @kind=captions.
> Why do we need to allow scripts to create UnparsedCue at all? That
> will require some new API surface that isn't needed to solve the
> original use case -- in-band metadata tracks which aren't just a
> special-case of a captioning format.

It also allows JS devs to create @kind=metadata cues without having to
decide to use a more specific format such as WebVTT.
Received on Tuesday, 17 September 2013 12:12:02 UTC

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