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Re: Question regarding timeline concepts in SMIL

From: Daniel Weck <daniel.weck@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2007 09:50:00 +0100
Message-Id: <F7619948-3781-4E75-97D8-A04D1F7B0729@gmail.com>
Cc: www-smil@w3.org
To: Spiral Universe <mihaly.balogh@yahoo.com>

Hi !

You can certainly skip content using SMIL.

Let's assume the advert is a 5mn clip encoded within the video file,  
say between 5mn and 10mn. The goal is to play the video between 0 and  
5mn, then again immediately between 10mn and the end of the video:

	<video src="example.mpg" clipEnd="5mn"/>
	<video src="example.mpg" clipBegin="10mn"/>

Hope that helps, Dan/

On 21 Sep 2007, at 16:07, Spiral Universe wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm doing a research on SMIL and there is a first question that  
> it's on my mind and I couldn't find a concrete answer. As I  
> understand SMIL document have a timeline concept, just like a video  
> (can play, pause, seek,  etc). But what about nodes that I don't  
> want to be included in the timeline? Suppose there is a midroll  
> advertisement inserted into a video that I don't want to be visible  
> for the user? Should this be resolved with the SMIL player  
> implementation or does SMIL already support stuff like this ?
> Regards,
> Mihaly Balogh
Received on Monday, 24 September 2007 08:49:54 UTC

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