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Recent Media Bugs
Bug 13400 - Audio: Change note on accessibility for the audio element
Bug 13432 - Editorial changes to The Video element [1 of 5]
Bug 13434 - Editorial changes to The Video element [2 of 5]
Bug 13435 - Editorial changes to The Video element [3 of 5]
Bug 13436 - Editorial changes to The Video element [4 of 5]
Bug 13437 - Editorial changes to The Video element [5 of 5]
Bug 13438 - Editorial changes to Track element [1 of 3]
Bug 13439 - Editorial changes to Track element [2 of 3]
Bug 13440 - Editorial changes to Track element [3 of 3]
Outstanding Media bugs:
Bug 12228 - All Media Elements should have the ability to have both short and longer textual descriptions associated to the element.
Bug 12544 - <video> MEDIA CONTROLLER requires track kind for in-band tracks
Bug 12794 - <video> Add a non-normative note on how to provide text alternatives for media elements
Bug 13383 - Feature request: pause media when hidden
Bug 12405 - <video> There's a problem with overlaying a sign-language video and using native controls, because the overlaid video overlaps the native controls
Bug 11391 - Provide examples of actual <track> usage, user agent implications
Bug 11593 - <video> the <track> @kind attribute should include the all of the identified accessibility content types
Bug 13184 - Allow nested chapters by having nested (time range-wise) cues
Bug 12283 - <video> No indication of parsing error
Bug 12662 - <video> Add a section with suggestions for the 'chapters' text track kind, demonstrating how nested time ranges can be used for hierarchical chapters.
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12662 (possible duplication of Bug 13184)
Bug 12964 - <video>: Declarative linking of full-text transcripts to video and audio elements
Bug 12141 - <video> Specifically state that all <track> options be exposed to the end user
Bug 13359 - A way is needed to identify the type of data in a track element
Bug 13357 - Additional AudioTrack.kind categories are needed to identify tracks where audio descriptions are premixed with main dialogue.