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Bug 14255 - <track> TextTrack constant OFF not consistent with mode description
Summary: <track> TextTrack constant OFF not consistent with mode description
Alias: None
Product: HTML WG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: LC1 HTML5 spec (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
: P2 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ian 'Hixie' Hickson
QA Contact: HTML WG Bugzilla archive list
Depends on:
Reported: 2011-09-22 21:56 UTC by Jan Lindquist
Modified: 2011-09-26 22:32 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Description Jan Lindquist 2011-09-22 21:56:36 UTC
The usage of mode constants are inconsistent for text track. The IDL states there is a constant named OFF (refer to Text track API) while the text describing the mode as "Disabled" (refer to Text track model). Recommend to use the constant DISABLED instead of OFF to be consistent. Alternatively the text describing the mode should be updated to refer to Off. As key is that this explained consistently.

Note-This proposed changed is based in discussions in W3C webTV IG - media piping task force. It is understood that
Comment 1 Ian 'Hixie' Hickson 2011-09-26 22:30:59 UTC
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Status: Accepted
Change Description: see diff given below
Rationale: Concurred with reporter's comments.
Comment 2 contributor 2011-09-26 22:32:22 UTC
Checked in as WHATWG revision r6591.
Check-in comment: Change OFF to DISABLED because the platform uses the term DISABLED more than OFF.