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[Bug 28257] [webvtt] start/end linked to left/right [I18N-ISSUE-422]

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Date: Sun, 29 Nov 2015 22:53:34 +0000
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Martin Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp> changed:

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--- Comment #20 from Martin Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp> ---
(In reply to Silvia Pfeiffer from comment #19)

> 1st you find a place on the video into which the text should go. This box
> depends heavily on the context of the video content and the speaker. So, if
> you decide to make the cue box only 50% width and place it , then you have
> decided that the text should go into that area.
> 2nd you write the text into that box. Whether that text is ltr or rtl is
> irrelevant.

Well, in general, that's okay. But the case we are worrying about is a case
like the following: Due to what's on the video, you have a choice of putting
the box in the lower left or the lower right (or the lower center). Because you
think about left-to-right writing systems, you decide to put it lower left.

The 1st/2nd model will work for all left-to-right languages, but for
right-to-left languages, the box will need to be replaced (which the translator
tasked with creating the text may not be able to do) or the result will look

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