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Re: Timed text markup requirements

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2002 09:43:30 -0500 (EST)
To: David Kirby <david.kirby@rd.bbc.co.uk>
cc: <www-tt-tf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0202010940500.28396-100000@tux.w3.org>
David's list of requirements is very helpful.

Some basic questions:

Are we looking for an XML format?

 I think the answer is yes, and as far as possible we would like to re-use
 existing XML modules such as those in SMIL and XHTML

Do we want to include presentation attributes, or use something like CSS?

 I would prefer to use CSS. I think that at the very least if we include
 them, we should explain explicitly how they fit into the use of CSS - much
 like SVG does. I would prefer this format to be basically semantics -
 including the possibility of quoting, emphasis...

chaals

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