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Re: ACTION-165: draft for a talk proposal at Open Video Conference

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2010 13:23:21 +1000
Message-ID: <AANLkTinDosotvAkf6TcI-NTT0JpMltYPBGETWDTRhs3p@mail.gmail.com>
To: RaphaŽl Troncy <raphael.troncy@eurecom.fr>
Cc: Media Fragment <public-media-fragment@w3.org>
Hi Raphael,

2010/6/2 RaphaŽl Troncy <raphael.troncy@eurecom.fr>:
> Dear all,
> The proposals for the Open Video Conference are due by next Monday [1]! This
> is my first draft. I suggest we propose a *Lecture/Presentation* of a
> duration of *30-45 minutes* for which the abstract would be:
> Media resources on the World Wide Web (WWW) used to be treated as "foreign"
> objects, which could only be embedded using a plugin that is capable of
> decoding and interacting with the media resource. The HTML5 specification is
> a game changer and most of the popular browsers already support the new
> <video> and <audio> elements. However, to make media a "first class citizen"
> on the Web, it needs to be as easily linkable as HTML pages. Only when we
> can link into media resources, we will really be able to share the important
> parts of a media resource. Only when we are able to dynamically choose the
> tracks that are enabled in a media resource, we will really be able to cater

the good old errors: only when, ... is followed by "will we", not by
"we will". :)

> for accessibility needs for media resources. Only when we are able to
> navigate through media resources based on semantics rather than random
> guesswork, we will really be able to master the full complexity of rich
> media.
> In this talk, we will present prototype implementations of the Media
> Fragments URI specification which is currently being developed by the W3C
> Media Fragments Working Group.

I think we first need to present the Media Fragment URIs before
presenting the prototype implementations.

> The group's mission is to create standard
> addressing schemes for media fragments on the Web using Uniform Resource
> Identifiers (URIs). More specifically, we will show how User Agents (UA)
> will either be able to resolve media fragment URIs without help from the
> server, or will make use of a media fragments-aware server. The talk will be
> composed of explanations of the current specification and demonstrations of
> existing client and server implementations.

Yeah, looks good. :-)

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