On 17 Dec 2012, at 15:50, John P. McCaskey <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Of course one needn't use inapplicable attributes. Though even here, an encoder might very well want to specify the height and width of a media player.
> Yes it might be nice to have some other attributes for different media. Should some common ones be formally added to the guidelines? @dur? @duration? @bitrate?
we could make <graphic> a member of att. duration and so acquire @dur
> Use of <binaryObject> requires no unnatural acts. The definition specifically allows "binary data representing an inline graphic OR OTHER OBJECT" and describes how to specify the MIME type.
> I say, all hail <binaryObject>!
i would suggest that for many people, encoding and embedding a sound file, and writing code
to extract and decode it again, is fairly non-trivial. You can't do it in XSLT, for example, I think.
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