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[whatwg] WebVTT feedback (and some other <video> feedback that snuck in)

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Sat, 03 Dec 2011 18:48:49 +0000
Message-ID: <2751E519-AD8F-470E-B803-EEBBE0ECA3FE@apple.com>
It is also useful for the case where you are given a VTT file and have to write the HTML. It's nice not to have to work out aka guess the srclang tag value.

Dave Singer (iPhone)

On Dec 2, 2011, at 21:22, Christopher Giffard <christopher.giffard at cgiffard.com> wrote:

> I believe an in-file language tag would be important for situations where the file isn't being rendered/parsed by a browser user agent - it could be used offline in VLC or a similar application.
> 
> Kind Regards,
> 
> Christopher Giffard
> 
> On 03/12/2011, at 12:45 AM, Simon Pieters wrote:
> 
>> On Fri, 02 Dec 2011 14:38:13 +0100, David Singer <singer at apple.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> 
>>> On Dec 2, 2011, at 11:58 , Simon Pieters wrote:
>>> 
>>>> On Fri, 02 Dec 2011 01:34:15 +0100, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> If we are to add language information to the language, there's four ways
>>>>> to do it: inline, cue-level, block-level (a section of the file, e.g.
>>>>> setting a default at different points in the file), and file-level.
>>> 
>>> 5. externally (e.g. a lang tag on the element that embeds the VTT file).  (Though this is not exclusive with the above 4, and there is some argument for intrinsic tagging, as it goes with the file)
>> 
>> This already exists. <track srclang="fr">
>> 
>> -- 
>> Simon Pieters
>> Opera Software
>> 
> 
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