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Re: [W3C Media Annotation WG] Request for Expert Review (API)

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2010 09:06:33 +1000
Message-ID: <x2h2c0e02831004191606te5d8efb6z840e8b967b96cbb@mail.gmail.com>
To: Eric Carlson <eric.carlson@apple.com>
Cc: Pierre-Antoine Champin <pierre-antoine.champin@liris.cnrs.fr>, "Chris.Poppe@ugent.be" <Chris.Poppe@ugent.be>, "public-media-annotation@w3.org" <public-media-annotation@w3.org>
On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 1:47 AM, Eric Carlson <eric.carlson@apple.com> wrote:
> Silvia -
>
> On Apr 19, 2010, at 7:47 AM, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
>
>>>
>>> As for the language attribute, it will not always be the case that a
>>> metadata source will use a single language for all its properties. For
>>> example, an RDF file may contain :
>>>
>>> <video.ogg> dc:title
>>>  "Planet of the apes"@en,
>>>  "La plančte des singes"@fr .
>>>
>>> So you can't really escape the per-value language attribute, can you?
>>
>> Generally, you will not get a mixed language metadata file. I don't
>> know where you take your example from. I am following general practice
>> in libraries and other institutes that create metadata and they will
>> keep metadata descriptions for the same media resource separate as
>> much as possible. You can, of course, make up a metadata format that
>> can have multiple mixed language annotations, but I am finding those
>> rather unusable and am not sure we should be supporting it in the API.
>>
>  This is *definitely* not an artificial use case. As I have noted before, both QuickTime and MPEG-4 files support multiple metadata values with the same key.This feature is definitely used to include multiple localizations of metadata in movie files.
>
> eric
>
>

Would they be in the same track or in different tracks?

Regards,
Silvia.
Received on Monday, 19 April 2010 23:07:25 GMT

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