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Re: Mapping Ogg role to HTML5 TextTrack.kind

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2014 23:18:44 +1100
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2kwzqpJpMPco3p2s8M-PEETEM0pYfRc+U9CtbNxgeaVxQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brendan Long <self@brendanlong.com>
Cc: public-html <public-html@w3.org>
On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 7:17 AM, Brendan Long <self@brendanlong.com> wrote:
> I'm trying to implement the TextTrack.kind in GStreamer for Ogg files.
> According to the spec:
>
> For Ogg files, the Role header field of the track gives the relevant
> metadata.
>
> For the most part, the mapping is obvious ("text/caption" -> "captions",
> "video/sign" -> "sign", etc.), but there are a couple which I think we
> should be more specific about:
>
> What is the kind for "text/tickertext", "text/karaoke", "text/linguistic",
> and "text/lyrics"? I'm thinking "subtitles", since we want them to be
> renderable.

"text/karaoke" is "subtitles".
The rest is "metadata", since their default rendering doesn't follow
the default rendering of subtitles.

I've actually made some changes as part of
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=24997.
Do have a read and see what you think.

> What should we do for "text/*" not in the official Role header list? I'd say
> "metadata".

Yes.

> What about "audio/music", "audio/speech", "audio/ssfx", and "audio/*" and
> "video/*" not in the list? Probably empty string?

Right. Does that need extra specification? It already says in
http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/single-page.html#dom-TrackList-getKind-categories
to use the empty string for anything else.


> We may also want to specifically say that "audio/dub" -> "translation",
> "text/textaudiodesc" -> "descriptions", and "audio/audioesc" ->
> "descriptions", since they map nicely, but aren't exactly the same like all
> of the others.

It's either at http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/single-page.html#dom-TrackList-getKind-categories
or in the bug mentioned above. I think we're not missing anything any
more.

Cheers,
Silvia.
Received on Monday, 17 March 2014 12:19:31 UTC

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