Re: TextTrackCue discussions

On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 2:11 PM, Silvia Pfeiffer
<> wrote:
> 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.

Given that UnparsedCue would be a strict subset of VTTCue, that
doesn't sound at all worth adding APIs for.


Received on Tuesday, 17 September 2013 12:16:24 UTC