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Re: In-file style sheets for VTT, discussion

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2015 08:29:19 +1100
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2nPBdjP3qJmhudPr6ONvwSFWLLK6gi_sqk4ypCsL9nafg@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Cc: Public TTWG List <public-tt@w3.org>, public-texttracks@w3.org
I'll add to this that a fairly comprehensive spec text extension was
already proposed in the bug by Simon, so please send any technical feedback
into this bug.

Process discussions are probably better in the list, as David points out.

Best Regards,
Silvia.
On 11 Mar 2015 08:15, "David Singer" <singer@apple.com> wrote:

> WARNING WARNING:  email sent to both the Community Group and the Working
> Group.  You might wish to trim your response.
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> Friends, colleagues
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> VTT has been in a fairly quiet ‘implement and fix bugs and other
> inclarities in the spec.’ mode, but there is one feature request that came
> up while we are getting wide review of the spec as a result of the FPWD.
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> The question came up actually when we were first designing VTT, but we
> shelved it until now.  The request is to make it possible to provide
> styling in the VTT file.
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> At the moment, both the technical discussion (how do to it) and the
> process discussion (should we do it in this version or the next) are
> happening in the bug tracker:
>        https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=15023
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> While I hate it when conversations happen in two or three places, I want
> to be sure that all members of both groups are aware of both aspects of
> this conversation and have a chance to make their opinions known, on the
> needs, on the design, on the timing, and so on.
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> Obviously comments on the bug would be welcome, but follow-ups to either
> the CG or WG would be fine also.  I’ll try to make sure everyone sees at
> least the Best Bits of any Relevant Conversation :-)
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> On the process, I am cautious about introducing a feature when we want to
> go to CR, but on the other hand, I don’t see any point in asking for a CR
> transition if the response to that request will be the statement from the
> community that this feature is missing.  It’s useful, envisioned for a long
> time, and can be done in a clean way, I think.
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> Thanks
>
> David Singer
> Manager, Software Standards, Apple Inc.
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