[whatwg] Remove addCueRange/removeCueRanges

Silvia Pfeiffer silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 13 01:38:36 PDT 2009

I agree with this assessment.
Please note that at this stage this is my personal opinion, since I
haven't discussed it with other Mozilla developers yet.


On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 6:31 PM, Philip Jägenstedt<philipj at opera.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> We would like to request that addCueRange/removeCueRanges be dropped from
> the spec before going into Last Call. We are not satisfied with it and want
> to see it replaced with a solution that includes (scriptless) timed text
> (a.k.a captions/subtitles). I don't think that this will be finished in time
> for Last Call however, because we need implementor experience to write a
> good spec. However, we have no intention of implementing both cue ranges and
> its replacement, so it is better if the spec doesn't provide any solution
> for now.
> I have been briefly in contact with other browser vendors and while I cannot
> speak for them here, I hope those that agree will chime in if necessary.
> --
> Philip Jägenstedt
> Opera Software

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