[theora-dev] Section 508/Closed captioning
Daniel B. Miller
dan at on2.com
Fri Jul 19 12:28:50 PDT 2002
this has come up with customers. It's a serious undertaking.
Someone should look at MPlayer (www.mplayerhq.hu) -- it's a Linux player
with amazing codec support (something like 75 codecs) plus lots of CC
OGG should of course have all sorts of meta-data hooks in it, ala QT and
MPEG-4. While we're at it, it should cook me breakfast!--)
<p> ___ Dan Miller
(++,) CTO and founder, On2 Technologies
On 19 Jul 2002, Eric M. Kidd wrote:
> Just a random architectural note, while I'm thinking about it:
> The United States government has published a set of mandatory "accessibility"
> guidelines, which require almost all federally-purchased software to provide
> support for disabled users. For video architectures (such as Ogg Theora) this
> translates into support for closed captions.
> So, in addition to audio and video tracks, it would be highly desirable for Ogg
> to support some kind of caption or text track.
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