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HTML vs. SMIL video

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Revision as of 22:54, 30 November 2007 by Annevk (talk | contribs)
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From what I gather the basic difference is that HTML5 provides a video player capability and SMIL provides a way to synchronize a video with other timeline based content.

SMIL has features like <par> for parallel playing and HTML5 provides features such as the volume DOM attribute for volume control which make sense for a video player control.

It has been suggested that HTML <video> can reference a SMIL file. (Not sure I want HTML <video> to support more than a limited set of formats though for ease of authoring and deployment.)

--Annevk 22:54, 30 November 2007 (UTC)