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Bug 13944 - The WebVTT timestamp seconds separator is always a full stop
Summary: The WebVTT timestamp seconds separator is always a full stop
Alias: None
Product: WHATWG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: HTML (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Other other
: P3 normal
Target Milestone: Unsorted
Assignee: Ian 'Hixie' Hickson
QA Contact: contributor
Depends on:
Reported: 2011-08-29 11:25 UTC by contributor
Modified: 2012-07-18 18:41 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description contributor 2011-08-29 11:25:19 UTC

The WebVTT timestamp seconds separator is always a full stop

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Comment 1 Philip J├Ągenstedt 2011-08-29 11:26:24 UTC
ProcessingInstruction node whose target is "timestamp" and whose data is a WebVTT timestamp representing the value of the WebVTT Timestamp Object, with all optional components included and with the seconds separator being a U+002E FULL STOP character (.).

The last part appears to be left-over from when either a comma or a full stop was allowed as the separator. Now only full stop is allowed:
Comment 2 Ian 'Hixie' Hickson 2011-10-12 19:32:06 UTC
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Status: Accepted
Change Description: see diff given below
Rationale: Concurred with reporter's comments.
Comment 3 contributor 2011-10-12 19:33:06 UTC
Checked in as WHATWG revision r6675.
Check-in comment: vestigial text