[sword-devel] Linked in audio files

Greg Hellings greg.hellings at gmail.com
Fri Aug 27 14:11:05 MST 2010

On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 12:19 AM, Chris Little <chrislit at crosswire.org> wrote:
> No, there is nothing specifically image-oriented about the <figure> element.
> That Sword filters always interpret it as an image is irrelevant to my
> point.
> Moving forward, we can mandate that (for Sword) non-image data embedded with
> <figure> be tagged with an attribute (e.g. type="x-audio") or we can add the
> tag ourselves in the importer by reading filename extensions. Then the
> OSISHTMLHREF filter can watch for type="x-audio" and generate <audio> or
> whatever (depending on whether we're targeting HTML5 or something else).

As an interesting footnote to this, I stumbled across this article
today while looking at the HTML5 audio/video spec:

Seems that using images to display video has a precedent much older
than us (though now abandoned).


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