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Re: Online caption typography

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 22 May 2002 13:42:06 -0400 (EDT)
To: Joe Clark <joeclark@joeclark.org>
cc: WAI-IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0205221321500.30877-100000@tux.w3.org>
Well, this looks pretty thorough (although I would expect nothing less
<grin/>). There is some initial work on captions using SVG from WGBH - and
there is a public mailing list at W3C for discussion of potential work on a
"Timed text" format - i.e. some kind of standard that would allow for a
single method of providing text such as captions and subtitles. Most of the
discussion  there is about requirements for such a format, and I suspect Joe
is a good person to work on this.

Cheers

Chaals

On Tue, 21 May 2002, Joe Clark wrote:

  I decided to create a sort of reference compendium of the current
  level of typography for captioning (and, begrudgingly, for
  subtitling), and here she is:

  	<http://www.contenu.nu/article.htm?id=1222>

  Any more examples I should add that are notably different from what
  I've got there?




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