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Re: ISSUE-213 (text outline): Advance notice of deprecation for textOutline [TTML.next]

From: Pierre-Anthony Lemieux <pal@sandflow.com>
Date: Thu, 23 May 2013 13:45:09 -0700
Message-ID: <CAF_7JxBbkh9NVYFz5Hdi1yaUaQbApByKeiyBzxDa+GzgnqUkXA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Michael Dolan <mdolan@newtbt.com>
Cc: Timed Text Working Group <public-tt@w3.org>
> I suggest we put a note in the SE to the effect that we intend to deprecate this in v.next and replace it in v-next with textShadow.

Do you mean only in the context of a mapping to HTML, not in general?

Thanks,

-- Pierre

On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 6:32 AM, Michael Dolan <mdolan@newtbt.com> wrote:
> Ok in concept for v. Next but object to any hint that a decoder would be permitted to ignore the current attribute.
>
> Sent from my phone
>
> On May 23, 2013, at 6:55 AM, "Timed Text Working Group Issue Tracker" <sysbot+tracker@w3.org> wrote:
>
>> ISSUE-213 (text outline): Advance notice of deprecation for textOutline [TTML.next]
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/AudioVideo/TT/tracker/issues/213
>>
>> Raised by: Sean Hayes
>> On product: TTML.next
>>
>> All of the major browsers have declined to implement text-outline, and as a result it is dropped from CSS3. Instead they have adopted text-shadow which is probably sufficient for our needs.
>>
>> e.g. try :
>> .region {
>>      background-color:grey;
>> }
>> p {
>>    color:white;
>>    text-shadow: 0px 0px 1px black , 0px 0px 3px black, 0px 0px 3px black;
>> }
>>
>> I suggest we put a note in the SE to the effect that we intend to deprecate this in v.next and replace it in v-next with textShadow.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
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