[gst-devel] Re: Totem or no Totem was Re: GNOME Development Series Snapshot 2.3.0: "Mighty Atom"
Thomas Vander Stichele
thomas at urgent.rug.ac.be
Wed Apr 23 15:30:16 CEST 2003
> On Wed, 2003-04-23 at 15:36, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> > You didn't get it at all. These are just subtitle formats, you can use
> > them on top of any video playable by the player. Ie. if I have an MPEG
> > file, and a subtitle file, I can have the subtitles synchronised with
> > the video. For all these formats, the specs are available.
> Well, for some reason I can't get to most of the sites google finds for
> these formats, they crash Mozilla 1.2. That worries me already ;-)
> It's good to hear that these are alternative synchronization formats...
> can they handle multiple audio streams also (i.e. descriptive audio?).
> I would still have some concerns about whether these formats have
> sufficient traction to be promoted to accessible content creators, but
> it's really good to know that some tools are starting to appear.
This may be a stupid question, but who's going to promote this to content
creators ? Who are these content creators ? And why aren't they using SMIL
> If nothing else I would expect that some transformation software between
> SMIL and these formats could be put together.
same here - who's going to write this software ?
I've been hearing about SMIL for a long time but I've never had to use it
and I don't see a lot being done with it.
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