[whatwg] Apple Proposal for Timed Media Elements

On Thu, 22 Mar 2007, Dave Raggett wrote:
> From an accessibility perspective the proposal lacks support for 
> captioning. There should be a mechanism for enabling/disabling captions 
> to avoid disadvantaging people who have difficulties with hearing the 
> audio. It should further be possible to control the font size for 
> captions to avoid disadvantaging people who don't find small font sizes 
> intelligible. I don't think that the Web Accessibility folks will find 
> the fall back text to be a compelling solution, and it is no longer 
> acceptable to ignore accessibility.

I've added text to indicate that user agents should make subtitles 
available to the user.

> p.s. the step function refers to frames but I was unable to find out 
> whether the interface provides the current frame rate. This would appear 
> to be an oversight.

I've removed step().

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