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

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Date: Thu, 23 May 2013 17:56:27 -0600
Message-ID: <CACQ=j+d9Bn_FKsk6yeg7We+761AWRN3hfRfEPiA8+WaOyF9uUg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Pierre-Anthony Lemieux <pal@sandflow.com>
Cc: Michael Dolan <mdolan@newtbt.com>, Timed Text Working Group <public-tt@w3.org>
I'd suggest we not do anything in SE, and that in the mapping we define in
.next, we simply map to text-shadow in the HTML/CSS mapping rules. I think
the absence of literal support for 'text-outline' in browsers doesn't
affect this usage.


On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 2:45 PM, Pierre-Anthony Lemieux <pal@sandflow.com>wrote:

> > 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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