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Re: Known profiles of TTML

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2011 14:52:26 -0800
Cc: public-texttracks@w3.org, Olivier Thereaux <olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk>, public-timed-text@w3.org
Message-id: <EB3A4A27-55E4-4103-B16D-065A1EE2600D@apple.com>
To: Giuseppe Pascale <giuseppep@opera.com>

On Nov 14, 2011, at 10:16 , Giuseppe Pascale wrote:

> 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 activity.

please do spread the news, yes!


> 
> /g
> 
>> 
>> 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
> 

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
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