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Re: SMIL 3 WD and HTML 5 Editor's draft

From: Dave Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2007 11:57:11 -0700
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To: public-html WG <public-html@w3.org>

At 14:18  +0900 9/08/07, Karl Dubost wrote:
>In http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2007Aug/0345
>Le 7 août 2007 à 23:49, Ben Boyle a écrit :
>>I'm not finding the kiosk use case very compelling personally. I'm not
>>sure HTML is a good solution at all - there's flash and smil, animated
>>graphics, video... all manner of multimedia support besides "refresh"
>>(and not all requiring javascript).
>I think it would be also valuable to review SMIL 3 WD.
>There are more and more things shared in common 
>with SMIL, such as audio and video element.

It's probably worth saying that all questions of 
media integration, synchronization, and so on, 
are deliberately not in HTML but deferred to 
SMIL.  Indeed, I assume a SMIL file is one of the 
things one could target from a video or audio 
HTML element.

>The draft is still very incomplete, but SMIL 2.1 should gives good hints.
>[1]: http://www.w3.org/TR/SMIL3/smil-extended-media-object.html#edef-audio
>[2]: http://www.w3.org/TR/SMIL3/
>[3]: http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/REC-SMIL2-20051213/cover.html
>Karl Dubost - http://www.w3.org/People/karl/
>W3C Conformance Manager, QA Activity Lead
>   QA Weblog - http://www.w3.org/QA/
>      *** Be Strict To Be Cool ***

David Singer
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