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Re: Call for Wide Review of TTML2 WD for APA WG

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2017 10:31:33 -0400
To: Thierry MICHEL <tmichel@w3.org>
Cc: group-apa-chairs@w3.org, Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>, W3C Public TTWG <public-tt@w3.org>, W3C WAI Accessible Platform Architectures <public-apa@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20170927143133.GC1401@rednote.net>
Dear Thierry, All:

APA has reviewed this specification and found no issues. We do want to
express our thanks for your solid support of the accessibility features
enumerated in our Media Access User Requirements (MAUR) note.

Janina Sajka, APA Chair

Thierry Michel writes:
> This is a reminder for the review of TTML2 ending 30 Sept 2017 (see previous
> message bellow).
> 
> Regards,
> On behalf of Nigel Megitt, co-Chair, W3C Timed Text Working Group Thierry
> Michel, Staff Contact for TTWG.
> 
> 
> Le 12/07/2017 à 14:37, Thierry MICHEL a écrit :
> > 
> > Dear Accessible Platform Architectures (APA) Working Group,
> > 
> > The W3C Timed Text Working Group has recently published a new working
> > draft of the Timed Text Markup Language 2 (TTML2).
> > 
> > https://www.w3.org/TR/2017/WD-ttml2-20170630/
> > 
> > TTML2, provides a standardized representation of a particular subset of
> > textual information with which stylistic, layout, and timing semantics
> > are associated by an author or an authoring system for the purpose of
> > interchange and processing.
> > In addition to being used for interchange among legacy distribution
> > content formats, TTML Content may be used directly as a distribution
> > format, providing, for example, a standard content format to reference
> > from a <track> element in an HTML5 document, or a <text> or <textstream>
> > media element in a [SMIL 3.0] document.
> > 
> > The TTML2 specification updates the TTML1 specification by adding
> > vocabulary and semantics to address more of its core requirements,
> > including the addition of support for:
> > 
> >      raster images (both foreground and background)
> >      author supplied fonts
> >      audio descriptions and text to speech
> >      ruby text annotations
> >      improved vertical line layout
> >      text emphasis, kerning, letter spacing, shadows, and variants
> >      inline block layout
> >      stereoscopic presentation (for 3-D viewing)
> >      high definition resolution (HDR) presentation
> >      continuous animation
> >      hyperlinks
> >      conditional element semantics
> >      improved metadata extensibility
> >      formalized intermediate document syntax
> >      various other improvements and bug fixes
> > 
> > The TTWG invites you to review this draft, and requests comments to be
> > received by 30 Sept 2017. These comments will be used to fulfill the
> > W3C Process [3] requirement for Wide Review of drafts, and  Horizontal
> > Review [4]  prior to publication as Candidate Recommendation.
> > 
> > If you wish to make comments regarding this document, please send them
> > to public-tt@w3.org <mailto:public-tt@w3.org?subject=%5Bttml%5B> with
> > [ttml2] at the start of your email's subject. All comments are welcome,
> > however the scope of review will be mainly focused on the new features
> > introduced in TTML2.
> > 
> > A cumulative summary of all changes applied to this version since the
> > current (TTML1, 2nd Edition) Recommendation was published is available
> > for your convenience [5].
> > 
> > 
> > [1] TTML2 latest version https://www.w3.org/TR/ttml2/
> > [2] TTML1 Recommendation https://www.w3.org/TR/ttml1/
> > [3] W3C Process https://www.w3.org/2017/Process-20170301/
> > [4] Horizontal Review
> > https://www.w3.org/Guide/Charter.html#horizontal-review
> > [5] https://www.w3.org/TR/2017/WD-ttml2-20170630/ttml2-changes.html
> > 
> > Kind regards,
> > 
> > On behalf of Nigel Megitt, co-Chair, W3C Timed Text Working Group
> > Thierry Michel, Staff Contact for TTWG.
> > 

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Janina Sajka,	Phone:	+1.443.300.2200
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Linux Foundation Fellow
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Chair, Accessible Platform Architectures	http://www.w3.org/wai/apa
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