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Re: XML format for captions?

From: Matt May <mcmay@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 28 Nov 2004 10:17:42 -0500
Message-ID: <41A9EC16.9000100@w3.org>
To: "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Cc: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Patrick H. Lauke wrote:
> thanks, but maybe I should have been a little clearer. I have used SMIL 
> before, most recently http://www.splintered.co.uk/experiments/66/
> What I was after was something just to store the caption text in XML 
> format (not QText) so it can easily be repurposed and transformed on the 
> fly into QText for Quicktime SMIL, an HTML transcript and possibly any 
> other standard formats that may be used by companies providing "proper" 
> captioning (closed or open) .

That sounds like you're looking for DFXP, the Distribution Format 
Exchange Profile. The first Working Draft of that came out at the 
beginning of November.

http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/WD-ttaf1-dfxp-20041101/

See also the Use Cases and Requirements doc:

http://www.w3.org/TR/2003/WD-tt-af-1-0-req-20030915/

Hope this is closer to what you need.

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