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Re: Known profiles of TTML

From: Giuseppe Pascale <giuseppep@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2011 19:16:31 +0100
To: public-texttracks@w3.org, "Olivier Thereaux" <olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk>
Cc: public-timed-text@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.v4x7ptcs6ugkrk@giuseppep-x220>
On Thu, 10 Nov 2011 17:52:45 +0100, Olivier Thereaux  
<olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk> 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 it make sense to contact the EBU WG and make them aware of this CG?  
In Europe there is a lot of talking about subtitles and a lot of confusion  
AFAIK about TTML vs WebVTT so they may be interested in following this  


> 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

Giuseppe Pascale
TV & Connected Devices
Opera Software
Received on Monday, 14 November 2011 18:17:14 UTC

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