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[Bug 28258] [webvtt] more formal grammar? [I18N-ISSUE-424]

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Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2016 18:35:32 +0000
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--- Comment #8 from David Singer <singer@apple.com> ---
(In reply to Silvia Pfeiffer from comment #7)
> (In reply to David Singer from comment #6)
> > I moved the page wholesale into the Wiki 
> > 
> > https://www.w3.org/wiki/VTT_Concepts
> That's not a formal grammar - that's just an authoring guide.

Yes, agreed.  But railroad diagrams would also be only informative, I hope.  I
don't think we can have both a formal grammar and formal parsing rules without
severe risk that they don't match, so I took the previous discussion as saying
that No, we won't have a formal grammar, but we'll try to make life easier for
authors by supplying railroad diagrams or an authoring guide.  In the lack of
diagrams, I suggest we at least point towards the guide.

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