[whatwg] Proposal for @label attribute associated with kind=metadata TimedTextTracks
E.Winkelman at cablelabs.com
Tue Mar 22 12:03:33 PDT 2011
On Tuesday, March 22, 2011 10:47 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> Ah, now I understand. You're referring to this as a "@label attribute".
> Attributes only exist on elements, which is why I thought you had suddenly
> switched to talking about out-of-band <track> elements. The term you want
Ah, yes, now I understand the confusion. Within the whatwg specs, the word "attribute" is generally used and I was trying to be consistent.
> > If an in-band kind=metadata track appears, what kind of information does
> it contain? Can you tell by looking at the DOM? Can you tell by looking at the
> cue's text?
> What kind of data *is* carried by in-band metadata tracks?
I'm familiar with metadata tracks containing: content advisories, ad insertion triggers, and application signaling; each with their own format. There is a lot of activity in this area, so the types/formats of metadata tracks is likely to increase for a while.
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