Re: proposal for update to

I think that adding it closedCaptioned to CreativeWork makes sense. I only introduced it it VideoObject because of the extension we created was on that object.


On Mar 3, 2012, at 11:20 AM, Peter Pinch wrote:

> I agree that a closedCaptioned property would be useful, but why limit it
> to VideoObject?
> It would be useful on MediaObject, and possibly even on CreativeWork (if
> users were looking for items that are captioned that don't have
> MediaObjects available online, like a TVEpisode or a captioned DVD).
> There was some effort in the group working on education (LRMI) to have a
> broad definition of accessibility, but it had to dropped in the interests
> of time. I think this is an area that would benefit from a more systemic
> approach.  
> -- 
> Peter Pinch
> Director of Technology
> WGBH Interactive
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> On 3/2/12 11:22 AM, "Menagh, Trevor" <> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I am working on a team at Comcast that is using the VideoObject from
>> and would like to start a discussion on extending the schema
>> to have two new properties:
>> closedCaptioned (Boolean) Whether this video has closed captioning
>> available.
>> packagingFormat (Text) Packaging format used (ism, hls, move, etc).
>> closedCaptioned is self-explanatory.
>> packagingFormat describes the format that the video object is packaged
>> in, as opposed to its encodingFormat. A video in mpeg4, for example,
>> could be cut up and packaged to allow for variable bitrate transmission
>> in a packaging system like Microsoft's ism, or Apple's hls format.
>> We propose that this information would be useful for conveying
>> information about a video object in the general schema. I look forward to
>> your comments..
>> Yours,
>> Trevor
>> -- 
>> Trevor Lalish-Menagh, Sr. Web Developer
>> (484) 868-6150 (mobile)
>> cimtmenagh (AIM/Skype)

Trevor Lalish-Menagh, Sr. Web Developer
(484) 868-6150 (mobile)
cimtmenagh (AIM/Skype)

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