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Re: video aspect use case

From: Christian Timmerer (ITEC) <christian.timmerer@itec.uni-klu.ac.at>
Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2009 17:09:15 +0200
To: RaphaŽl Troncy <Raphael.Troncy@cwi.nl>
Message-Id: <A29F1411-96E6-4248-9E24-DDAEC59460CE@itec.uni-klu.ac.at>
Cc: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, public-media-fragment@w3.org

...to me this sounds more like describing the capabilities of the  
device rather than requesting a fragment.

Best regards,
  -Christian

On Sep 9, 2009, at 5:03 PM, RaphaŽl Troncy wrote:

>> The television would request a 16:9 fragment of the video (or  
>> version of the video, depending on the outcome of ? vs #) to avoid  
>> doing the cropping internally.
>
> I would actually turn the use case the other way around:
>
> [[
> Silvia owns a old television that can only display the 4:3 ratio and  
> not the modern widescreen aspect ratios. To avoid paying a premium  
> in network fees, she would like the television to request only what  
> can be displayed to avoid wasting bandwidth.
> ]]
>
> So:
> http://www.greatmovies.com/StarWars.mp4#aspect=4:3 will request the  
> 4:3 fragment of this movie while
> http://www.greatmovies.com/StarWars.mp4#aspect=16:9 will request the  
> 16:9 fragment of it
>
> I found http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aspect_ratio_%28image%29 a	  
> useful documentation.
>
>  RaphaŽl
>
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