W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-media-fragment@w3.org > April 2009

Re: Review of section 8

From: RaphaŽl Troncy <Raphael.Troncy@cwi.nl>
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2009 16:42:40 +0200
Message-ID: <49E4A0E0.4060407@cwi.nl>
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
CC: Media Fragment <public-media-fragment@w3.org>, Davy Van Deursen <davy.vandeursen@ugent.be>, Erik Mannens <erik.mannens@ugent.be>
Hi Silvia,

>>> * (minor text change:) first paragraph: replace "There exists already"
>>> with "There exist already"
>> I have overwritten this, as my grammar dictionary told me: "There existS
>> already ..." + singular
> 
> "a number of URI schemes" is not singular...
> Let's also remove the "already", which makes it sound silly.

Arggg, needs a English native here, since I think "a number of" is 
considered as singular.

>> "???" meant to be "..." for reflecting the complete definition of the
>> polygon.
> 
> If it's a polygon, it could be any point. None of the given points
> line up with each other, so I don't think there is a clear way to work
> out what the missing point is supposed to be. May I suggest using
> something more obvious like (40, 300), (40,210), (???), (320,300) -
> then the missing point is obivously (320, 210). Or am I
> misunderstanding coordinates?

1/ The MPEG-7 syntax has no parenthesis.
2/ This is a polygon of arbitrary shape, that can have 50 points to be 
defined. The "..." means all the points that might be used to define the 
polygon.

   RaphaŽl

-- 
RaphaŽl Troncy
CWI (Centre for Mathematics and Computer Science),
Science Park 123, 1098 XG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
e-mail: raphael.troncy@cwi.nl & raphael.troncy@gmail.com
Tel: +31 (0)20 - 592 4093
Fax: +31 (0)20 - 592 4312
Web: http://www.cwi.nl/~troncy/
Received on Tuesday, 14 April 2009 14:43:30 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Wednesday, 21 September 2011 12:13:33 GMT