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Re: SMIL section of state-of-the-art document done

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2008 22:06:16 +1100
Message-ID: <2c0e02830810280406x3129539fh55852d4494f5226c@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Davy Van Deursen" <davy.vandeursen@ugent.be>
Cc: "Media Fragment" <public-media-fragment@w3.org>

On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 9:45 PM, Davy Van Deursen
<davy.vandeursen@ugent.be> wrote:
>> On 28 okt 2008 Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
>>What is interesting about your format (btw: does it have a name?) is
>>that it could be used as information to hand off to Web proxies in
>>parallel with the media byte stream and provides it with information
>>on how to do byte ranges and time ranges.
> Our format does not have a real name, I call it "model for multimedia
> bitstreams" :-).

M3B - sounds good to me ;-)

> I fully agree that this could be meaningful information for
> Web proxies to perform the necessary adaptations. Note that there is already
> some work done regarding generic network adaptation nodes in [1] and [2].
> [1] M. Ransburg, C. Timmerer, H. Hellwagner, and S. Devillers. Design and
> evaluation of a metadata-driven adaptation node. In Proceedings 8th
> International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services
> (WIAMIS), pages 83-86, Santorini, Greece, June 2007.
> [2] R. Kuschnig, I. Kofler, M. Ransburg, H. Hellwagner. Design options and
> comparison of in-network H.264/SVC adaptation, Journal of Visual
> Communication and Image Representation. In Press, Corrected Proof, Available
> online 5 August 2008.

Excellent. We now wanna deploy that for any codec format to real
working Web proxies. That's got to be a new challenge! :-)

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