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Re: [ALL/MM] EMMA Last call

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2005 16:10:29 +0100
Message-ID: <433D5565.4060505@w3.org>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
Cc: Jacco van Ossenbruggen <Jacco.van.Ossenbruggen@cwi.nl>, swbp <public-swbp-wg@w3.org>, mf@w3.org

Dan Brickley wrote:

>
> +cc: Max Froumentin
>
> Jacco van Ossenbruggen wrote:
>
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I just bumbed into this and was wondering if this working group has, 
>> or needs to have, an opinion about the Last Call EMMA draft at
>>
>>    http://www.w3.org/TR/emma/
>>
>> The language is described as a language for annotation and metadata.  
>> Personally, I would have expected it to build on RDF, but it doesn't.
>> In fact, the word RDF isn't mentioned at all, while it spends quite 
>> some sentences on its (rather complicated) relationship with XML. Is 
>> it reasonable to ask them to clarify the relationship with RDF/OWL too?
>
http://www.xml.com/lpt/a/2004/01/21/multimodal.html has a few words on 
the RDF
possibilities that were considered.

FWIW another W3C language that's essential media metadata is the TimedText
work. http://www.w3.org/AudioVideo/TT/ (maybe i already mentioned that 
here, i forget...)

Dan

>
>
> I spent some time talking with Max (cc:'d) earlier in the design. RDF 
> was certainly
> considered. My understanding was that the need to attach probabilistic 
> and other
> metadata at a per-property level, made usage of RDF unwieldy (rdf's 
> current
> reification vocab is just no practical there). Max, perhaps you could 
> expand? Is there
> a pointer to earlier RDF-ish designs somewhere?
>
> Dan
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