RE: I-D ACTION:draft-zigmond-tv-url-03.txt

From: Peters James-LJP035 (
Date: Tue, Jan 11 2000

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    From: Peters James-LJP035 <>
    To: "'Dan Zigmond'" <>, WWW TV List <>
    Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2000 09:49:46 -0500
    Subject: RE: I-D ACTION:draft-zigmond-tv-url-03.txt
    > A variety of software systems currently provide device-specific mappings
    from such identifiers to specific channel numbers or 
    > directly to frequencies.  These systems can be incorporated into
    television sets or set-top boxes to facilitate the interpretation of  >
    television URIs by the client device.
    What impact will time shifting of television content have on the URI scheme?
    Will the scheme allow referencing television content which has been cached
    locally and it not the current real time broadcast content?
    James F. Peters
    Staff Engineer, 
    Motorola, Broadband Communications Sector
    		-----Original Message-----
    		From:	Dan Zigmond []
    		Sent:	Monday, January 10, 2000 4:19 PM
    		To:	WWW TV List
    		Subject:	FW: I-D ACTION:draft-zigmond-tv-url-03.txt
    		 << File: ATT06742.txt >> << File:
    draft-zigmond-tv-url-03.url >> The most recent draft of the "tv:" URI
    specification is now available on the
    		IETF Web site.  The details are below.  I believe this
    incorporates all of
    		the input I have received to date.
    		Dan Zigmond 
    		Senior Manager, Interactive Television Technologies 
    		WebTV Networks, Inc. 
    		-----Original Message-----
    		Sent: Monday, January 10, 2000 3:39 AM
    		Subject: I-D ACTION:draft-zigmond-tv-url-03.txt
    		A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line
    			Title		: Uniform Resource Identifiers for
    			Author(s)	: D. Zigmond, M. Vickers
    			Filename	: draft-zigmond-tv-url-03.txt
    			Pages		: 5
    			Date		: 07-Jan-00
    		World-Wide Web browsers are starting to appear on a variety
    		consumer electronic devices, such as television sets and
    		set-top boxes, which are capable of receiving television
    		from either terrestrial broadcast, satellite broadcast, or
    cable. In
    		this context there is a need to reference television
    		using the URI format described in [RFC 2396]. This document
    		describes a widely-implemented URI scheme to refer to such
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