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Re: Call for Horizontal Review of TTML2 WD for I18N

From: Nigel Megitt <nigel.megitt@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2017 11:13:46 +0000
To: "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com>, Thierry MICHEL <tmichel@w3.org>, "www-international@w3.org" <www-international@w3.org>, Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
CC: W3C Public TTWG <public-tt@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D58D143C.4438A%nigel.megitt@bbc.co.uk>
Hi Addison,

Indeed, we have addressed a small number of the issues you have raised but
most of the i18n issues remain open and can be considered part of the WR
for this updated version.

Thank you,


On 12/07/2017, 16:24, "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com> wrote:

>Hello Thierry (and Nigel),
>Thank you for this request. I have added your working draft to our radar:
>We look forward to completing a review. Of course, we earlier did a
>review of a previous version and the open and/or addressed issues from
>that review should be integral to this one.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Thierry MICHEL [mailto:tmichel@w3.org]
>> Sent: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 5:38 AM
>> To: www-international@w3.org; Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
>> Cc: W3C Public TTWG <public-tt@w3.org>
>> Subject: Call for Horizontal Review of TTML2 WD for I18N
>> Dear I18N,
>> The W3C Timed Text Working Group has recently published a new working
>> of the Timed Text Markup Language 2 (TTML2).
>> https://www.w3.org/TR/2017/WD-ttml2-20170630/
>> TTML2, provides a standardized representation of a particular subset of
>> information with which stylistic, layout, and timing semantics are
>>associated by
>> an author or an authoring system for the purpose of interchange and
>> In addition to being used for interchange among legacy distribution
>> formats, TTML Content may be used directly as a distribution format,
>> 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
>> document.
>> The TTML2 specification updates the TTML1 specification by adding
>> and semantics to address more of its core requirements, including the
>> 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 fulfill 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
>> public-tt@w3.org <mailto:public-tt@w3.org?subject=%5Bttml%5B> with
>> at the start of your email's subject. All comments are welcome, however
>> 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
>> (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/
>> [4] Horizontal Review
>> https://www.w3.org/Guide/Charter.html#horizontal-review
>> [5] 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
>> Michel, Staff Contact for TTWG.

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