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Re: Same SMIL source on different Players G2 and Soja

From: Philipp Hoschka <ph@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 11 Mar 1999 19:13:03 +0100
Message-Id: <199903111813.TAA21597@www45.inria.fr>
To: Henning Timcke <henning.timcke@werft22.com>
cc: www-smil@w3.org

creating a set of tests sounds like a very good idea

a start is at


On 11/03/1999, Henning Timcke <henning.timcke@werft22.com>  wrote:
>Dear all
>I'm actually planning a presentation of SMIL at Berne University
>as for April 29th.
>This will be within the context of new media paedagogics.
>I will take into consideration any suggestion about the cultural
>meaning of SMIL.
>I propose to take the presentation as a opportunity to 
>develop  a content based SMIL Implementation Test.
>Henning Timcke
>-----Original Message-----
>From:	Philipp Hoschka [SMTP:ph@w3.org]
>Sent:	Thursday, March 11, 1999 6:29 PM
>To:	jose
>Cc:	www-smil@w3.org
>Subject:	Re: Same SMIL source on different Players G2 and Soja 
>i think this is a great experiment, which reveals some surprising
>compatibility issues in current SMIL implementations - looks like
>in implementations in practice the "switch" doesn't do what it is 
>intended to do for media types
>On 17/12/1998, jose <joseram@empirenet.com>  wrote:
>>Good Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
>>	I have a example of the same SMIL source code and media that plays
>>exactly the same on 
>>RealNetworks G2 and Helio's Soja. The G2 will automatically download the
>>the small au audio plug-in
>>that is needed.
>>	I did have some problems trying this. I have included all the source
>>code (links fixed),
>>maybe someone else can see if my conclusions on incompatibilities are
>>Jose Ramirez
Received on Thursday, 11 March 1999 13:13:18 UTC

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