Re: [videoblogging] automatic quicktime smil playlist

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As much as I love WordPress, it is flaky in some area that are changing rapidly.

Has anyone else used the GRiNS SMIL editor? They probably have the most complete implementation of the SMIL 2.0 spec. I bought a copy through work and it's quite impressive (and expensive). I've been rather too busy lately to devote much time using it. Of course, you can write SMIL by hand, but the editor does a great job letting you visualize and rehearse your animation as well as catch syntax errors and alert you to potential timing problems due to bandwidth and streaming media. It also allows you to publish to selected players (e.g., RealOne, IE6+TIME) and they claim initial support for "players that implement the SMIL Basic/3GPP profile for mobile applications", which of course, interests me greatly.

Lisa

Andreas Haugstrup <videoblog@…> wrote:
On Fri, 24 Sep 2004 21:44:39 -0400, Jay dedman
wrote:

>> Yup — Real, QT and the Windows Media group (see HTML+Time for > MS's
>> SMIL)
>> went out of their way to be sure that the SMIL spec didn't work in
>> >their software.
>
> so did you ever find a solution to video playlists?
> or even video comments?
> i know you were talking about some interesting solutions.

In my opinion (which I've just formed) multiple types of playlists would
be preferred. A QT SMIL playlist for QT files, a Real SMIL playlist for
Real and WMV files and so on. You can't play all video formats in a single
player anyway (maybe VLC, but that one has no SMIL support) so it doesn't
make sense to make a playlist with many different video formats inside.

> Andreas has the PINGBACK theory..but we still need a proof of concept.
> is everyone who knows html ready to volunteer?

I'd still like testers. I found an interesting thing about WordPress
yesterday while playing around with Lisa Harper's blog (my instructions
don't work). They've changed so much between the current nightly version
and the last stable version that we might have to wait until the next
Wordpress release.


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<DIV>Has anyone else used the GRiNS SMIL editor? They probably have the most complete implementation of the SMIL 2.0 spec. I bought a copy through work and it's quite impressive (and expensive). I've been rather too busy lately to devote much time using it. Of course, you can write SMIL by hand, but the editor does a great job letting you visualize and rehearse your animation as well as catch syntax errors and alert you to potential timing problems due to bandwidth and streaming media. It also allows you to publish to selected players (e.g., RealOne, IE6+TIME) and they claim initial support for "players that implement the SMIL Basic/3GPP profile for mobile applications", which of course, interests me greatly.</DIV>
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<DIV><BR><BR><B><I>Andreas Haugstrup <videoblog@…></I></B> wrote:</DIV>
<BLOCKQUOTE class=replbq style="PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #1010ff 2px solid">On Fri, 24 Sep 2004 21:44:39 -0400, Jay dedman <JAY.DEDMAN@…><BR>wrote:<BR><BR>>> Yup — Real, QT and the Windows Media group (see HTML+Time for > MS's <BR>>> SMIL)<BR>>> went out of their way to be sure that the SMIL spec didn't work in <BR>>> >their software.<BR>><BR>> so did you ever find a solution to video playlists?<BR>> or even video comments?<BR>> i know you were talking about some interesting solutions.<BR><BR>In my opinion (which I've just formed) multiple types of playlists would <BR>be preferred. A QT SMIL playlist for QT files, a Real SMIL playlist for <BR>Real and WMV files and so on. You can't play all video formats in a single <BR>player anyway (maybe VLC, but that one has no SMIL support) so it doesn't <BR>make sense to make a playlist with many different video formats inside.<BR><BR>> Andreas has the PINGBACK
theory..but we still need a proof of concept.<BR>> is everyone who knows html ready to volunteer?<BR><BR>I'd still like testers. I found an interesting thing about WordPress <BR>yesterday while playing around with Lisa Harper's blog (my instructions <BR>don't work). They've changed so much between the current nightly version <BR>and the last stable version that we might have to wait until the next <BR>Wordpress release.<BR><BR>– <BR>Personal: <HTTP: www.solitude.dk><BR>File Thingie – PHP File Manager <HTTP: www.solitude.dk filethingie /><BR><BR><BR>———————— Yahoo! Groups Sponsor ——————–~–> <BR>Make a clean sweep of pop-up ads. Yahoo! Companion Toolbar.<BR>Now with Pop-Up Blocker. Get it for free!<BR>http://us.click.yahoo.com/L5YrjA/eSIIAA/yQLSAA/lBLqlB/TM<BR>——————————————————————–~-> <BR><BR><BR>Yahoo! Groups Links<BR><BR><*> To visit your group on the web, go
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