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caption/subtitle discussion on ogg accessibility list

From: Geoff Freed <geoff_freed@wgbh.org>
Date: Mon, 08 Dec 2008 09:09:19 -0500
To: "public-tt@w3.org" <public-tt@w3.org>
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there's a lengthy discussion about captions/subtitles going on at the ogg accessibility list.  archives are available at http://lists.xiph.org/pipermail/accessibility/, or you can sign up at http://lists.xiph.org/mailman/listinfo/accessibility and join in.

there has been some debate over what text-display format to support initially, and the group seems headed toward support of SubRip (srt).  i've expressed concern that doing so might initially limit the usefulness of ogg captions/subtitles, and have lobbied for the inclusion of dfxp from the beginning, rather than waiting until after srt support has been established.  you can see my comments in the archives.

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