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Re: XML format for captions?

From: Matt May <mcmay@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 28 Nov 2004 10:17:42 -0500
Message-ID: <41A9EC16.9000100@w3.org>
To: "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Cc: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Patrick H. Lauke wrote:
> thanks, but maybe I should have been a little clearer. I have used SMIL 
> before, most recently http://www.splintered.co.uk/experiments/66/
> What I was after was something just to store the caption text in XML 
> format (not QText) so it can easily be repurposed and transformed on the 
> fly into QText for Quicktime SMIL, an HTML transcript and possibly any 
> other standard formats that may be used by companies providing "proper" 
> captioning (closed or open) .

That sounds like you're looking for DFXP, the Distribution Format 
Exchange Profile. The first Working Draft of that came out at the 
beginning of November.


See also the Use Cases and Requirements doc:


Hope this is closer to what you need.

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