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Re: [DRAFT] Call for Wide Review of TTML2 WD for @@ Group

From: Nigel Megitt <nigel.megitt@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2017 08:39:20 +0000
To: Thierry MICHEL <tmichel@w3.org>, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
CC: W3C Public TTWG <public-tt@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D58CF035.44344%nigel.megitt@bbc.co.uk>
Thanks both - yes please Thierry,

Nigel


On 12/07/2017, 06:55, "Thierry MICHEL" <tmichel@w3.org> wrote:

>Thanks Glenn for your text.
>Nigel, Can I sent it now as is ?
>Thierry
>
>Le 12/07/2017 à 01:53, Glenn Adams a écrit :
>> My abridged version follows:
>>
>> [[
>> Dear @@@ Group,
>>
>> The W3C Timed Text Working Group has recently published a new working
>> draft of the Timed Text Markup Language 2 (TTML2).
>>
>> https://www.w3.org/TR/2017/WD-ttml2-20170630/
>> <https://www.w3.org/TR/2017/WD-ttml2-20170630/>
>>
>> TTML2, provides a standardized representation of a particular subset of
>> textual information with which stylistic, layout, and timing semantics
>> are associated by an author or an authoring system for the purpose of
>> interchange and processing.
>> In addition to being used for interchange among legacy distribution
>> content formats, TTML Content may be used directly as a distribution
>> format, providing, for example, a standard content format to reference
>> from a <track> element in an HTML5 document, or a <text> or <textstream>
>> media element in a [SMIL 3.0] document.
>>
>> The TTML2 specification updates the TTML1 specification by adding
>> vocabulary and semantics to address more of its core requirements,
>> including the addition of support for:
>>
>>   * raster images (both foreground and background)
>>   * author supplied fonts
>>   * audio descriptions and text to speech
>>   * ruby text annotations
>>   * improved vertical line layout
>>   * text emphasis, kerning, letter spacing, shadows, and variants
>>   * inline block layout
>>   * stereoscopic presentation (for 3-D viewing)
>>   * high definition resolution (HDR) presentation
>>   * continuous animation
>>   * hyperlinks
>>   * conditional element semantics
>>   * improved metadata extensibility
>>   * formalized intermediate document syntax
>>   * various other improvements and bug fixes
>>
>> The TTWG invites you to review this draft, and requests comments to be
>> received by 30 Sept 2017. These comments will be used to fulfil the
>> W3C Process [3] requirement for Wide Review of drafts, and  Horizontal
>> Review [4]  prior to publication as Candidate Recommendation.
>>
>> If you wish to make comments regarding this document, please send them
>> to public-tt@w3.org <mailto:public-tt@w3.org> <mailto:public-tt@w3.org
>> <mailto:public-tt@w3.org>?subject=%5Bttml%5B> with
>> [ttml2] at the start of your email's subject. All comments are welcome,
>> however the scope of review will be mainly focused on the new features
>> introduced in TTML2.
>>
>> A cumulative summary of all changes applied to this version since the
>> current (TTML1, 2nd Edition) Recommendation was published is available
>> for your convenience [5].
>>
>>
>> [1] TTML2 latest version https://www.w3.org/TR/ttml2/
>> [2] TTML1 Recommendation https://www.w3.org/TR/ttml1/
>> [3] W3C Process https://www.w3.org/2017/Process-20170301/
>> <https://www.w3.org/2017/Process-20170301/>
>> [4] Horizontal Review
>> https://www.w3.org/Guide/Charter.html#horizontal-review
>> <https://www.w3.org/Guide/Charter.html#horizontal-review>
>> [5] https://www.w3.org/TR/2017/WD-ttml2-20170630/ttml2-changes.html
>> <https://www.w3.org/TR/2017/WD-ttml2-20170630/ttml2-changes.html>
>>
>> Kind regards,
>>
>> On behalf of Nigel Megitt, co-Chair, W3C Timed Text Working Group
>> Thierry Michel, Staff Contact for TTWG.
>> ]]
>>
>>



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