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Re: [whatwg] W3C Timed Text Working Group proposal for HTMLCue

From: Nigel Megitt <nigel.megitt@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2015 22:21:04 +0000
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Message-ID: <D217CD14.274D9%nigel.megitt@bbc.co.uk>
Cc: "whatwg@whatwg.org" <whatwg@whatwg.org>
´╗┐On 11/09/2015 00:11, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

>(Please don't cross-post to the WHATWG list -- either post to the WHATWG
>list, or post to other lists, but not both at the same time. It causes
>threads to fragment as people aren't on all the lists.)

Noted - in this case it's not a classic cross-post: TTWG was copied for
archive purposes to maintain a record of the fulfilment of the action to
send to WHATWG; there's no expectation that TTWG members will attempt to
reply back to WHATWG.


>On Thu, 10 Sep 2015, Nigel Megitt wrote:
>> 
>> We think an HTML cue as a variant of the third option is the best
>> solution.
>
>If you do this please make sure to define in detail how it should all
>work. 

Are you commenting that it is not a bad proposal in principle, given extra
detail, or that it is not a proposal that can be assessed at all with the
current level of detail?

>For example, what happens if a script running inside a cue does
>"history.back()"? What happens if an auto-playing video element in a cue
>is given a URL that points to a resource that requires HTTP
>authentication? Is each cue a separate Document? What happens to media
>queries in a cue?

Thank you for these questions - I will forward them back to TTWG for
consideration. 

>These questions are but the tip of a very, very large iceberg.
>
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