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[Reminder] Last Call Working Draft of the Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL 3.0)

From: Thierry Michel <tmichel@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2007 08:50:13 +0200
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Thierry Michel wrote:
> Dear All,
> 
>  The SYMM Working Group has published its Last Call Working Draft of the
>  Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL 3.0)
>  http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-SMIL3-20070713/.
> 
> This SMIL 3.0 edition is a new version, it extends the functionalities 
> contained in SMIL 2.1, incorporating many media handling and control 
> features requested by SMIL users. It also integrates popular SMIL 
> extensions found in the RealPlayer. SMIL 3.0 also contains a collection 
> of new features of general interest to the Web community, across the 
> following areas:
> 
>  a. The SMIL State module:
>     State integrates a data model and expression syntax
>     that will -- eventually -- replace the SMIL Content
>     Control mechanism;
>  b. The SMIL Timesheets module:
>     Timesheets provides a simplified way of adding
>     SMIL timing to non-SMIL documents (such as (X)HTML);
>  c. The SMIL Metadata module:
>     Metadata allows metainformation to be sprinkled
>     around the source document at the will of the creator.)
>  d. The SMIL smilText module:
>     The introduction of smilText -- an embedded form of
>     timed text for inclusion into a SMIL document.
>     This work aligns largely with DFXP, although the
>     syntax and semantics are geared to SMIL.
> 
> The SYMM WG actively requests members of related WG's to read and 
> comment on these technologies. Each section of the SMIL 3.0 
> specification has new features (and changes from earlier versions) 
> highlighted.
> The Last Call review period for this document extends until 14 September
>  2007. Please send comments to the public mailing www-smil@w3.org,
>  including the prefix'[SMIL30 LC comment]' in the subject line.
> 
> 
>  In particular, we invite comments from the following groups:
>    - the XForms Working Group
>    - Timed Text Working Group
>    - Scalable Vector Graphics Working Group
>    - XSL Working Group
>    - Members of the Hypertext Coordination Group
>    - the DOM Interest Group
> 
>  Patent disclosure page of this SYMM WG is at
>  http://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/35663/status
> 
>  The SYMM WG approval for Last Call publication is at
>  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/symm/2007Jul/0060.html
>  There is no formal objection associated with this document.
> 
>  Evidence that the document satisfies group's requirements:
>  The group's requirements have not changed since First Working Draft
>  version.
> 
>  Best regards,
>  Thierry Michel, Team contact, on behalf of the co-Chairs, SYMM Working 
> Group.
> 
Received on Tuesday, 28 August 2007 06:51:20 GMT

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