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Re: SMIL question http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/REC-SMIL2-20050107/

From: Sjoerd Mullender <sjoerd@acm.org>
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2005 10:57:43 +0100
Message-ID: <42301A17.1090607@acm.org>
To: jt.johnston@USherbrooke.ca
CC: www smil <www-smil@w3.org>, eslcafe@USherbrooke.ca
John Taylor-Johnston wrote:
> Thanks Jack
>>Please note that QuickTime only supports SMIL 1.0, not 2.0.
> I thought so. But someone had said that the current version of QT was 2.0 ready. I'm using 6.5 and it is not.
>>>Ok. But in case the authors of the document are reading, there is an
>>>inconsistency. It is not clear which xmlns I should use in my <smil
>>>...> tag:
>>><smil xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2001/SMIL20/">
>>><smil xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2001/SMIL20/Language">
>>Uhm... I'm not sure...
>>There must be other SYMM WG members on this list who can answer this
>>question, I hope?
> <smil xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2001/SMIL20/"> is definitely a typo in the doc. It must be! It would not work in the RealPlayer 10, until I added « /Language ».

http://www.w3.org/2001/SMIL20/Language is the namespace for the SMIL 2.0
Language Profile which is the profile that is implemented in RealOne, so
this is the correct namespace to use.  http://www.w3.org/2001/SMIL20/ is
the namespace for the complete set of SMIL 2.0 modules.  Since the
Language Profile does not use the complete set of SMIL 2.0 modules, it
is the wrong namespace to use.

If you use the SMIL 1.0 DOCTYPE, you cannot use any namespace
attributes.  They are not defined in the SMIL 1.0 DTD, and therefore not
valid in a document that uses that DTD.  In addition, you should not use
a SMIL 2.0 namespace in a SMIL 1.0 document, unless in the way specified
in the SMIL 2.0 Language Profile document:
<!-- no DOCTYPE! -->
<smil xmlns="http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-smil"

Where did you find <smil xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2001/SMIL20/">?

Sjoerd Mullender <sjoerd@acm.org>

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