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Re: TTML and aspect ratio

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2013 13:59:15 -0800
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To: "public-tt@w3.org" <public-tt@w3.org>

On Feb 3, 2013, at 23:57 , David Ronca <dronca@netflix.com> wrote:

> >Now in so much as the root container defines the coordinate system, then I believe the most
> >general system is one that aligns top left 0,0 with 0,0 of the underlying media, and X,Y
> >with the bottom right of the media. Since X and Y can be any real value, it doesn't really
> > matter what value we use so 100%,100% seems adequate. If we then allow negative values and
> >values beyond 100, we can address any relative position.
> Following this model, if the media is 16:9 but the captions were done using CEA-608 (or another format that uses/assumed a 4:3 presentation),

Hang on, we were talking about pixel aspect ratio before.  16:9 and 4:3 are picture aspect ratios.

But even so, why are we hypothesizing that someone has the energy etc. to re-author the video, but can't adjust the TTML region in which they want the captions displayed?

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Monday, 4 February 2013 21:59:51 UTC

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