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Re: Interaction with the user?

From: <herve_foucher@ds-fr.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Jun 1999 15:40:20 +0200
To: dirk@olbertz.de
cc: www-smil@w3.org
Message-ID: <C1256789.004B3973.00@mailserv.dassault-systemes.fr>

Dirk Olbertz wrote:
> Hi there,


> I just went through the SMIL tutorial and would like to know, if
> there's any way to interact with the user. Instead of (begin),
> (end) and (2s) I would call it usefull to have something like
> (click id(another_id)), to start a media because the user clicked
> on e.g. a button.

This is not yet in the SMIL specifications (perhaps in SMIL 2.0?).

> All I read up to now makes me think of SMIL to be a toll for creating
> self-running demos. Is this right?

You can use kinds of "buttons" by creating a link over an image (or
anything else):

<a href="otherSMIL.smil">
 <img src="foo.gif" region="region_id" />

I'll add something about links in the next Tutorial edition.

Received on Monday, 7 June 1999 09:41:15 UTC

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