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I would like to suggest the creation of for the WebVTT format (Web Video Text Tracks), which is a format intended for marking up external text track resources, and also . Although and exists, there's a lot in the HTML5 spec that clumps them together in such a manner. WebKit's stylesheet is for media, not one for audio/video, etc.

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You sound like a social media guru – random Oct 30 '11 at 5:22
If a tag would only apply to one question then it doesn't need to be a tag. Somebody will add it themselves if they think it's important enough. – Aarobot Oct 30 '11 at 5:39
@Aarobot Accessibility is always of importance. You may not think so, but every disabled user in the world does. – albert Oct 30 '11 at 5:42
@chris thank you – albert Oct 30 '11 at 5:44
There are currently three questions on SO that mention WebVTT, and one of them is yours. The existing closed-captions tag covers the topic well enough when combined with html5. The term "html5 media" is so ill-defined as to be useless at this point in time. There is no case whatsoever for these new tags. – Charles Oct 30 '11 at 7:02
albert: This has nothing whatsoever to do with the importance of accessibility in general, and everything to do with the importance of a category dedicated to your specific product(s) of interest. Tags exist to categorize content when there's a large group of experts who practice largely or exclusively in a specific area. That's not the case here. If we started to see a lot of questions about WebVTT then maybe that would change. That's why you generally don't ask for tags to be created; if there's a need for one, then one of the tens of thousands of higher-rep users will do it anyway. – Aarobot Oct 30 '11 at 14:08

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Tags are not created before to be used on any question; they are created when they are first used on a question, and they are kept if they are used on a sufficient number of questions.

If somebody thinks the tags you are suggesting are useful, then he will use it (although for some of them there are already valid alternatives); if somebody else keeps using them, they will not be deleted.

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