[whatwg] <track> / WebVTT issues

Silvia Pfeiffer silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 01:52:35 PDT 2011

On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 2:53 AM, Ralph Giles <giles at mozilla.com> wrote:
> On 21/09/11 04:04 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> I have an additional point. Can we maybe consider naming it just "VTT"?
>> At least as far as file signatures, media types, and other
>> developer-facing identifiers are concerned.
> Three ASCII characters is a little sparse for a file signature. Otherwise, I
> don't object.

The mime type is already text/vtt, so nothing to worry about there.
Whether you want to call it "VTT" or "WebVTT" is up to you.
The file signature should indeed stay longer and I do quite like
WEBVTT for that.


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