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RE: Call for wide Review of WebVTT for Media and Entertainment IG

From: Chris Needham <chris.needham@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2017 14:42:59 +0000
To: Thierry MICHEL <tmichel@w3.org>, "public-web-and-tv@w3.org" <public-web-and-tv@w3.org>
Message-ID: <590FCC451AE69B47BFB798A89474BB363D923812@bgb01xud1006>
Dear all,

This is a reminder that the WebVTT review is open until 22 September 2017 and IG members are invited to send feedback as detailed below.

Best regards,

Chris (Co-chair, Media and Entertainment Interest Group)

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From: Thierry MICHEL [tmichel@w3.org]
Sent: 09 August 2017 09:37
To: Kazuyuki Ashimura; mark_vickers@comcast.com; public-web-and-tv@w3.org; Tatsuya.Igarashi@sony.com; Chris Needham
Cc: public-tt@w3.org
Subject: Call for wide Review of WebVTT for Media and Entertainment IG

Dear Media and Entertainment IG (former Web and TV IG),

The W3C Timed Text Working Group has recently published a new working
draft of WebVTT: The Web Video Text Tracks Format [1].

The main use of WebVTT is for marking up external text track resources
in connection with the HTML <track> element. WebVTT files provide
captions or subtitles for video content, and also text video
descriptions [MAUR], chapters for content navigation, and more generally
any form of metadata that is time-aligned with audio or video content.

The TTWG invites you to review this draft, and requests comments to be
received by 22 Sept 2017. These comments will be used to fulfill the
W3C Process [3] requirement for Wide Review of drafts, and  Horizontal
Review [4] prior to publication as Candidate Recommendation.

If you wish to make comments regarding this document, please send them
to public-tt@w3.org <mailto:public-tt@w3.org?subject=%5BWebVTT%5B> with
[WebVTT] at the start of your email's subject. All comments are welcome,
however the scope of review will be mainly focused on the new features
introduced in WebVTT, since the First Public Working Draft [5] on 13
November 2014 which triggered a first Wide Review .

A cumulative summary of all changes applied to this version since the
WebVTT First Public Working Draft is available for your convenience [6].


[1] WebVTT Wide Review WD
https://www.w3.org/TR/2017/WD-webvtt1-20170808/
[2] WebVTT latest version
https://www.w3.org/TR/webvtt1/
[3] W3C Process
https://www.w3.org/2017/Process-20170301/
[4] Horizontal Review
https://www.w3.org/Guide/Charter.html#horizontal-review
[5] WebVTT First Public Working Draft.
https://www.w3.org/TR/2014/WD-webvtt1-20141113/
[6] https://www.w3.org/TR/2017/WD-webvtt1-20170808/changes-FPWD.html

Kind regards,

On behalf of David Singer, co-Chair, W3C Timed Text Working Group
Thierry Michel, Staff Contact for TTWG.
Received on Monday, 28 August 2017 14:48:31 UTC

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