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Re: SMIL Variables

From: Lloyd Rutledge <Lloyd.Rutledge@cwi.nl>
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2000 13:54:24 +0100
Message-Id: <UTC200001131254.NAA65995.lloyd@klipper.cwi.nl>
To: www-smil@w3.org
cc: Jacob McKee <JMcKee@vectrix.com>

> I am making buttons on a realvideo clip. I need the ability to read in a
> variable to that button so that when I click the button inside of the clip
> it goes to a link with the variable as part of the URL. So if I come from
> the home page, the variable could be "home" and then when I click that link,
> is looks something like http://www....com/file?home
> <http://www....com/file?home> 

Part of the solution in SMIL is to put an anchor element within the
video element.  Make this anchor element specify the portion of the
video display that makes up the button.  But that's the easy part.
Generally, SMIL does not handle "variable" link destinations.  But
that depends on what you mean here by "variable".  What is this
variable.  Where are getting the variable from?


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