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Re: TTML similarity with SMILText profile of SMIL

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 05 Oct 2010 18:51:59 -0400
To: w3c.fan@deadnet.endjunk.com
Cc: public-tt@w3.org
Message-ID: <1286319119.3173.308.camel@chacal>
TTML predates the SMILText profile and is already deployed out there.

So, imho, it doesn't make sense to stop TTML at this point.

Philippe

On Fri, 2010-10-01 at 12:18 -0400, w3c.fan@deadnet.endjunk.com wrote:
> To whom it may concern.
> The recent language TTML tries to provide a format for text inside a
> multimedia environment, especially for subtitles. This is however
> already achieved by the SMILText profile of the SMIL specification. In
> this context, the creation of TTML is likely to be redundant, this
> will make it more complex for implementors since they will have to
> support two formats, it will also be more work to maintain two
> specifications. It may be wise to see which, if any, features of TTML
> are missing from SMILText, implement them in the SMIL language, and
> add them to the SMILText profile instead of having to maintain two
> languages which provide similar features.
> 
> Raphaƫl Hendricks
> w3c.fan@deadnet.endjunk.com
> 
> 
> 
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