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[whatwg] Video, Closed Captions, and Audio Description Tracks

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 01:23:36 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0805150120260.12911@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 14 Nov 2007, John Foliot wrote:
> 
> [...] Full text transcripts external to their media extends the shelf 
> life of videos beyond what simple meta-data alone can provide. [...] 
> While support for both external and embedded captioning might be of 
> value, encouragement of the external method should be encouraged.

I've noted this as a feature for v3 of the <video> spec. I am reluctant to 
add this as a feature immediately since we haven't even worked out what 
codec we should be advocating yet.

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