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RE: Status of SMIL

From: Andrew Kirkpatrick <andrew_kirkpatrick@wgbh.org>
Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2004 05:27:46 -0400
To: "'Jon Gunderson'" <jongund@uiuc.edu>, "'Geoff Deering'" <gdeering@acslink.net.au>, <David.Pawson@rnib.org.uk>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20040624092752.5CA10A4F3A@frink.w3.org>

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

this is not accurate.  QT will display a qttext file that is referenced in a
qt smil file just fine. When you output for QT from MAGpie, you get a smil
file and a qttext file, and when placed in the same directory as the base
media you get captions (or more precisely, you get text - whether that text
is captions or not is up to the user of MAGpie).

Andrew Kirkpatrick
Project Manager, WGBH National Center for Accessible Media
125 Western Avenue
Boston, MA 02134
Received on Thursday, 24 June 2004 05:27:52 UTC

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