[whatwg] SRT research: timestamps

Ralph Giles giles at mozilla.com
Wed Oct 5 16:51:31 PDT 2011

On 05/10/11 04:36 PM, Glenn Maynard wrote:

> If the files don't work in VTT in any major implementation, then probably
> not many.  It's the fault of overly-lenient parsers that these things happen
> in the first place.

A point Philip Jägenstedt has made is that it's sufficiently tedious to
verify correct subtitle playback that authors are unlikely to do so with
any vigilance. Therefore the better trade-off is to make the parser
forgiving, rather than inflict the occasional missing cue on viewers.


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