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New version of the (SMIL) Boston Specification, a W3C Working Draft.

From: Thierry MICHEL <tmichel@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2000 15:14:30 +0200
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To: www-smil@w3.org
The W3C SYMM Working Group has released a new version of the 
Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL) Boston
Specification, a W3C Working Draft 22 June 2000.

available at:

This document specifies the "Boston" version of the Synchronized
Multimedia Integration Language
(SMIL, pronounced "smile"). SMIL Boston has the following two design

Define a simple XML-based language that allows authors to write
interactive multimedia presentations. Using SMIL Boston, an author can
describe the temporal behavior of a multimedia presentation, associate
hyperlinks with media objects and describe the layout of the
presentation on a screen. 

Allow reusing of SMIL syntax and semantics in other XML-based languages,
in particular those who need to represent timing and synchronization.
For example, SMIL Boston components should be used for integrating
timing into XHTML [XHTML10]. 


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