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From: Ralph Giles <giles@mozilla.com>
Date: Wed, 05 Oct 2011 16:51:31 -0700
Message-ID: <4E8CED83.2000403@mozilla.com>
On 05/10/11 04:36 PM, Glenn Maynard wrote:

> If the files don't work in VTT in any major implementation, then probably
> not many.  It's the fault of overly-lenient parsers that these things happen
> in the first place.

A point Philip J?genstedt has made is that it's sufficiently tedious to
verify correct subtitle playback that authors are unlikely to do so with
any vigilance. Therefore the better trade-off is to make the parser
forgiving, rather than inflict the occasional missing cue on viewers.

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