Re: TextTrackCue discussions

On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 6:01 PM, Philip Jägenstedt <> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 12:52 AM, Silvia Pfeiffer
> <> 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