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Re: Known profiles of TTML

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 09:36:59 +0900
Message-id: <C38AD837-A0EA-417D-BCF0-8A6222FE8577@apple.com>
To: public-texttracks@w3.org, public-timed-text@w3.org
Very cool.

I'd like to find an activity to document a profile of TTML 'as it is used'.  I could contribute the profile that we accept as ingest, with a little work.  Is the timed text CG willing/hoping to work on that?

On Nov 11, 2011, at 1:52 , Olivier Thereaux wrote:

> Dear all,
> During the informal get-together of a few members of the text tracks community group during the W3C TPAC last week, a number of us were discussing the existence of a number of TTML profiles.
> Two I know of are:
> * The profile specified by the YouView consortium
> http://www.youview.com/industry/wp-content/themes/youview/_site_media/resources/YouView_Core_Technical_Specification_1.0.pdf
> (see section 4.4.1, page 119)
> * EBU has a group working on Subtitles in XML: “This Group is investigating an XML -based format for use in subtitling production and exchange, based on W3C's TTML/DFXP specification.” -- http://tech.ebu.ch/groups/pdfxp
> Could everyone help fill the gaps by pointing to the other profiles or profiling efforts you know of?
> Also, as mentioned during our get-together, I went through the exercise of mapping which of the TTML features the BBC currently uses in its iPlayer subtitles. See attachment. HTH.
> Thanks,
> Olivier
> -- 
> Olivier Thereaux - BBC R&D Central Labs
> <201111-TTML-features-BBC.html>

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Friday, 11 November 2011 00:37:31 UTC

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