Dear Advisory Committee Representative,
The Director is pleased to announce the re-chartering of the Timed Text Working Group:
This group is chartered until 31 March 2018.
The mission of the Timed Text Working Group is to develop W3C Recommendations for media online captioning by developing and maintaining new versions of the Timed Text Markup Language (TTML) and
WebVTT (Web Video Text Tracks) based on implementation experience and interoperability feedback, and the creation of semantic mappings between those languages.
Use the following form to join the group. The form will also instruct you how to nominate participants:
The Working Group chairs are Nigel Megitt (BBC) and David Singer (Apple). The initial Team Contacts are Thierry Michel and Philippe Le Hegaret, for a total of 0.20 FTE.
More information about the Timed Text Working Group can be found on its home page:
This announcement follows section 7.1.2 of the W3C Process Document:
and the Call for Participation follows section 5.2.4 of the W3C Process Document:
For Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director,
Philippe Le Hegaret, Interaction Domain Lead, and
Thierry Michel, Timed Text Working Group Team Contact;
Xueyuan Jia, W3C Marketing & Communications