[webvtt] Report parse errors to the console

NEW
Unassigned

Status

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Core
Audio/Video: Playback
P3
normal
2 years ago
11 months ago

People

(Reporter: rillian, Unassigned)

Tracking

(Blocks: 1 bug, {dev-doc-needed})

Trunk
dev-doc-needed
Points:
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Firefox Tracking Flags

(firefox49 affected)

Details

Today someone sent me a report of a caption file which had stopped working. Turned out the service had posted it in utf-16. WebVTT requires utf-8 encoding.

We should report a useful message to the console in such cases, to help developers diagnose the problem.

https://codepen.io/bkardell/pen/LNKWmw
from https://twitter.com/briankardell/status/733340950332743682
Priority: -- → P2
Mass change P2 -> P3
Priority: P2 → P3
Keywords: dev-doc-needed
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