[whatwg] Video, Closed Captions, and Audio Description Tracks
singer at apple.com
Tue Oct 9 09:24:36 PDT 2007
At 10:03 +0300 9/10/07, Henri Sivonen wrote:
>On Oct 8, 2007, at 22:52, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis wrote:
>>I'm a bit confused about why W3C's Timed Text Candidate
>>Recommendation hasn't been mentioned in this thread, especially
>>given that Flash objects are the VIDEO element's biggest
>>"competitor" and Flash CS3's closed captioning component supports
>>Timed Text. I haven't used it myself: is there some hideous
>>disadvantage of Timed Text that makes it fundamentally flawed? It
>>is appears to be designed for use both with subtitles and captions.
>>Here's the link for the CR:
>My understanding is that the purpose of this thread isn't to find a
>captioning spec for HTML 5 but to find the right way to do closed
>captions in Ogg.
Oh. I was under the impression that this thread was about the right
way to request and get captions in HTML/Web. How the Ogg community
designs intrinsic caption support is up to them, isn't it?
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