[foms] WebVTT implementation in browsers

Silvia Pfeiffer silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 7 06:16:14 UTC 2018

On Sat, Apr 7, 2018 at 2:10 PM, Thomas Levine <_ at thomaslevine.com> wrote:
> I have found the discrepancy between the draft specification and the
> actual implementation to lead to ample disappointment, so I appreciate
> any reconciliation. The main feature that I really wish would be
> implemented is karaoke display. I don't use polyfills, but I am
> rendering my WebVTT files differently to cope with the lack of karaoke
> display. I would render them with ordinary karaoke timings if that
> worked in browsers.
> You remind me, I still haven't gotten around to writing up the opinions
> I developed over the past year about the language settings in the WebVTT
> specification and in the HTML track tags. I have been working on a
> project with subtitles in many different languages, and the modeling of
> languages is inappropriate for my use. Once I write up these opinions,
> do you want me to post it on this issue tracker?
> https://github.com/w3c/webvtt/issues

Yes please! That's where all work for WebVTT happens now.


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