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

From: Menagh, Trevor <Trevor_Menagh@Comcast.com>
Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2012 14:25:15 +0000
To: Mo McRoberts <mo.mcroberts@bbc.co.uk>
CC: "<public-vocabs@w3.org>" <public-vocabs@w3.org>
Message-ID: <F7725648-CB85-46FE-84DE-CEBB6532AEA4@Comcast.com>
Although, I agree with you that both encodingFormat and streamingProtocol (the renamed packagingFormat) could be conveyed in MIME types, since encodingFormat is included, there is some sense in streamingProtocol also being declared as a logical extension of encodingFormat.

In fact, it might even make sense to bubble streamingProtocol up to MediaObject, since more than VideoObjects could be streamed.

Yours,
Trevor

On Mar 3, 2012, at 10:01 AM, Mo McRoberts wrote:

> 
> On 2 Mar 2012, Trevor Menagh wrote:
> 
>> 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..
> 
> I agree that this information would be useful, but I can't help but think it's something which should be accomplished via MIME types. TBH, the same applies — even moreso, in fact — to encodingFormat, too…
> 
> (I'm not of the opinion that if there aren't a suitable MIME types for the things the best solution is to invent a new scheme…)
> 
> M.
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