[whatwg] Discussing WebSRT and alternatives/improvements

Tab Atkins Jr. jackalmage at gmail.com
Tue Aug 24 08:54:41 PDT 2010

On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 8:07 AM, Philip Jägenstedt <philipj at opera.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Aug 2010 16:21:28 +0200, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen at iki.fi> wrote:
>> I'd be OK with not supporting karaoke or anime fansubbing at all
>> declaratively (requiring those use cases to be addressed in JavaScript) or
>> with using more verbose syntax like <t t=00:01:30>...</t>.
> I'd also be fine with not having intra-cue timing, but adding new elements
> or attributes to HTML just for WebSRT seems odd.

I'm not sure why this is particularly bad.  It's likely not worth
adding *several* elements, but one or two for a relatively significant
subsection of HTML seems appropriate, if necessary.

(I don't see a significant difference between <00:01:30> and <t


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