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Re: proposal for update to http://schema.org/VideoObject

From: Daniel Dulitz <daniel@google.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2012 14:48:34 -0800
Message-ID: <CACWrOGbMk7_vmqYAPsRnrdY+p0yS1aTMeUzkdyfyWXaGopGV6w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Thad Guidry <thadguidry@gmail.com>
Cc: "public-vocabs@w3.org" <public-vocabs@w3.org>
How would these properties be used? That is, do they help select a player,
and is that help needed? (I don't know myself...)

On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 14:30, Thad Guidry <thadguidry@gmail.com> wrote:

> Trevor,
>
> I do not think you mean true "container formats" ?
>
> Apple HLS is not a container format.  It's a "media streaming protocol"
> that is implemented in software or hardware.
>
> Container Formats
> Encoding Formats
> Media Streaming Protocols that might push or pull Container Formats
>
> Perhaps rename it to "streamingFormat" or to limit it even more use
> "streamingProtocol" ??
>
>
> On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 10:22 AM, Menagh, Trevor <Trevor_Menagh@comcast.com
> > wrote:
>
>> Hello all,
>>
>> I am working on a team at Comcast that is using the VideoObject from
>> Schema..org and would like to start a discussion on extending the schema to
>> have two new properties:
>>
>> closedCaptioned (Boolean) Whether this video has closed captioning
>> available.
>> packagingFormat (Text) Packaging format used (ism, hls, move, etc).
>>
>> closedCaptioned is self-explanatory.
>>
>> packagingFormat describes the format that the video object is packaged
>> in, as opposed to its encodingFormat. A video in mpeg4, for example, could
>> be cut up and packaged to allow for variable bitrate transmission in a
>> packaging system like Microsoft's ism, or Apple's hls format.
>>
>> We propose that this information would be useful for conveying
>> information about a video object in the general schema. I look forward to
>> your comments..
>>
>> Yours,
>> Trevor
>> --
>> Trevor Lalish-Menagh, Sr. Web Developer
>> Trevor_Menagh@Comcast.com
>> (484) 868-6150 (mobile)
>> cimtmenagh (AIM/Skype)
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> -Thad
> http://www.freebase.com/view/en/thad_guidry
>
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