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RE: Status of SMIL

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2004 23:01:07 -0500
To: Geoff Deering <gdeering@acslink.net.au>, David.Pawson@rnib.org.uk, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-Id: <491cbd1c.5547e9cc.81c9d00@expms1.cites.uiuc.edu>

Real media supports the caption switch (the ability to turn on
and off captioning from the player), where QT does not.

QT requires converting QText to .MOV for use with SMIL.  Real
player lets you link directly to the RealText file.

Jon


---- Original message ----
>Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2004 07:17:25 +1000
>From: "Geoff Deering" <gdeering@acslink.net.au>  
>Subject: RE: Status of SMIL  
>To: "Jon Gunderson" <jongund@uiuc.edu>,
<David.Pawson@rnib.org.uk>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Jon Gunderson 
>>
>> In general Real Media has better support for SMIL than
Quicktime.
>> 
>> Jon
>> 
>
>Thanks, but can you put "better" briefly in some context?
>
>Geoff
>
Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
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