[whatwg] Timed tracks: feedback compendium
simonp at opera.com
Mon Jan 3 09:56:56 PST 2011
On Mon, 03 Jan 2011 16:57:50 +0100, Philip Jägenstedt <philipj at opera.com>
>>> To use a different style for the cues that are sung together, so that
>>> you know when it's your turn to sing.
>> It's not clear whether multiple voices is really necessary. Can't you
>> do (using the new syntax):
>> 00:01.000 --> 00:02.000
>> <v Bob> Speaker 1
>> 00:03.000 --> 00:04.000
>> <v Jim> Speaker 2
>> 00:05.000 --> 00:06.000
>> <v Bob and Jim> Speaker 1+2
>> ...where "Bob and Jim" is a third name?
> Sure, one could, but the new syntax/parsing also allows <v Bob><v Jim>
> Speaker 1+2, which is what I requested.
> Using this syntax, I would expect some confusion when you omit the
> closing </v>, when it's *not* a cue spoken by two voices at the same
> time, such as:
> <v Jim>- Boo!
> <v Bob>- Gah!
> Gah! is spoken by both Jim and Bob, but that was likely not intended. If
> this causes confusion, we should make validators warn about multiple
> voices with with no closing </v>.
Or we can say that nesting cues is not important enough to be supported,
and make <v> imply </v>?
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