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Re: Media Fragment URI Syntax: 3 polls now open

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009 12:22:01 -0500 (EST)
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
cc: Raphaël Troncy <Raphael.Troncy@cwi.nl>, Dave Singer <singer@apple.com>, Media Fragment <public-media-fragment@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0901261219350.13931@ubzre.j3.bet>

On Mon, 26 Jan 2009, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:

> I have checked the SMPTE time stamps specification, but found nothing
> official. I found Broadcast HTML which uses commas a lot
> http://xml.coverpages.org/wugofski-Sync.html - but am not sure how
> much of  a standard that is. Then if compared it to the specification
> of HTML5 times
> (http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#valid-time-string)
> and they used the "." as a separator for subsecond resolution. If we
> stick with that, time should be fine, as long as we force large
> numbers not to use the comma as a thousand-separator.

Well, using ',' to delimiter the thousand separator is quite 
locale-specific, and far less supported than the '.' as the decimal 
separator, so let's not use a thousand-separator :)

-- 
Baroula que barouleras, au tiéu toujou t'entourneras.

         ~~Yves
Received on Monday, 26 January 2009 17:22:10 GMT

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