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RE: Missing linking and fade transitions

From: Glenn A. Adams <glenn@xfsi.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2003 13:29:23 -0500
Message-ID: <7249D02C4D2DFD4D80F2E040E8CAF37C03B868@longxuyen.xfsi.com>
To: "Jose Ramirez" <joseram@empirenet.com>
Cc: <public-tt@w3.org>

I agree it is worth considering fade transitions. I have received input
from a number of sources that have suggested this as a requirement as well.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jose Ramirez [mailto:joseram@empirenet.com] 
> Sent: Monday, March 17, 2003 11:08 AM
> To: public-tt@w3.org
> Subject: Missing linking and fade transitions
> Hi,
> It's nice to see progress on the Time text spec's, I feel there is a 
> missed opportunity to make Timed text more than a captioning 
> format, not 
> that captioning isn't important. If TT also could provide 
> fading in and 
> out, the text can be used like an image or sound in 
> presentation, it can 
> be another expressive media element.
> This is an previously posted example from the old TT mailing 
> list: (HTML+SMIL for IE 6, about a minute long and 1MB, preloaded)

Now the same presentation without fading:


If linking were added, Timed text can be used to jump to other parts of 
the document or any other resource on the web. It would be a real web 
language, without the 'A' element it's a neutered language.

Good luck all,
Jose Ramirez
Received on Tuesday, 18 March 2003 13:29:11 UTC

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