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Timed-text , simple and soon

From: Jose Ramirez <joseram@empirenet.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2002 10:29:27 -0800
Message-ID: <3DF78407.1030109@empirenet.com>
To: W3C Timed-text <www-tt-tf@w3.org>

Hi all,
Rob Lanphier from Helix mentions 8 minutes into this webcast that their 
interested in Timed-text but that it takes a long time.

http://ramhurl.real.com/smildemohurl.ram?file=/marketing/helix/webinar_producerdna/start_qa.smil

Does version 1.0 of Timed-text have to take a long time? Can it just 
have the features of RealText, added transparent background for the
first version. In a language structure resembling XHTML+SMIL, in an 
effort to keep the all the multimedia languages as similar as possible.
Who knows in 5 to 10 years all these profiles may be united into one
Multimedia profile for computer screens, phone-mobile screens, digital TV.


An elaborate example of XHTML+SMIL text, that would make a good 
Timed-text version 2.0 demo :)

http://www.geocities.com/ramirez_j2001/freedom/xhtml-smil_example.html

IE 6 only, about 1MB and a little over 1 minute long, preloaded to be in 
sync.


Jose Ramirez
Received on Wednesday, 11 December 2002 13:30:58 EST

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