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Re: [public-tt] multiple streams? (was <none>)

From: geoff freed <geoff_freed@wgbh.org>
Date: 30 Jan 2003 13:32:59 -0500
Message-ID: <-1168188919geoff_freed@wgbh.org>
To: Jason Terando <jterando@rapidtext.com>, <public-tt@w3.org>, "Glenn A. Adams" <glenn@xfsi.com>, <public-tt-request@w3.org>


Jason said:
>I guess where this is going is should TT files include the
>ability to address multiple types of consumers in a single/file
>stream; or would it be better from a design, implementation and
>consumption standpoint to limit each TT file/stream to a single
>type of consumer; or to support heterogenous types of consumers
>in a single TT file/stream?

I think the RealText/QText models of separate streams (for different languages, for example) 
is preferable to the SAMI model, where everything is held in a single file.  

And Glenn said
>I do have some doubts about whether we should try to support
>XDS or other "data tunneling" mechanisms that are found in
> 608/708, since, strictly speaking, these are unrelated to
>our charter.

I agree-- this is out of our current scope.

Geoff Freed
WGBH/NCAM
Received on Thursday, 30 January 2003 13:34:04 GMT

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