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RE : [Moderator Action] Bugs and TT (was TT and subtitling)

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Date: Thu, 6 Feb 2003 09:06:54 -0800 (PST)
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>>> Current multimedia standards (eg SMIL) are generally not appropriate
>>> for subtitling.
>>
>> That's a tad broad.
>
> I have looked at SMIL and Quicktime and cannot see how to reconcile
> the timing aspects of these standards with the timecode in an external
> broadcast signal (where the timecode may be discontinuous due to advert
> insertion). Comments please?

My throw-it-out-there-and-see-what-sticks Proposal 0.0, which uses the
SMIL timing model, illustrates how relative timing works.  The SMIL timing
model also supports absolute timing.

-- Charles Wiltgen
Received on Thursday, 6 February 2003 12:06:55 GMT

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