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Re: [Fwd: Timed tracks]

From: Geoff Freed <geoff_freed@wgbh.org>
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2010 10:17:10 -0400
To: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>, "public-tt@w3.org" <public-tt@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C7F5D2A6.CAC1%geoff_freed@wgbh.org>

This morning I sent Silvia Pfeiffer a zip file of images taken from videos showing captions with various styling features.  Most of the examples were generated with DFXP/TTML.


On 4/22/10 10:04 AM, "Philippe Le Hegaret" <plh@w3.org> wrote:

I wanted to bring the attention of the Group to this effort.

>From one point of view, it's disappointing to see a new effort
subtitling starting.

On the other hand, I have to say that I don't imagine at the moment
Timed Text being deployed in Web browsers, due to its lack of use of
HTML and CSS. So, this effort has more chances to get deployed rapidly
along with HTML5 video imho,


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From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
To: public-html@w3.org
Subject: Timed tracks
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2010 04:36:29 +0000 (UTC)

FYI, I've started looking at the timed track bugs:


Right now I'm mostly collecting use cases and drafting ideas, but I hope
to have a first draft proposal integrating the suggestions in those bugs
and some other material in the spec in the coming weeks. If anyone has any
sample videos or still from videos showing real-world use of timed tracks
in ways that demonstrate possible features I haven't considered, please
let me know. So far, I and some others in the WHATWG list and on #whatwg
have collected the following:


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