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Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL 2.1)

W3C Working Draft 01 February 2005

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Latest SMIL Recommendation:
Dick Bulterman, CWI - Guido Grassel, Nokia - Jack Jansen, CWI - Antti Koivisto, Nokia - Nabil Layaïda, INRIA - Thierry Michel, W3C - Sjoerd Mullender, CWI - Daniel Zucker, Access Co., Ltd.

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This document specifies the second version of the Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL, pronounced "smile"). SMIL 2.1 has the following design goals:

Status of this document

This section describes the status of this document at the time of its publication. Other documents may supersede this document. A list of current W3C publications and the latest revision of this technical report can be found in the W3C technical reports index at

This is a W3C Last Call Working Draft of the Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL) 2.1.
If the feedback is positive, the SYMM Working Group [members only] plans to submit this specification for consideration as a W3C Candidate Recommendation.

Please send comments on this specification to the public mailing list, including the prefix'[SMIL21 LC comment]' in the subject line, no later than 25 February 2005.

This document has been produced by the SYMM Working Group as part of the W3C Synchronized Multimedia Activity, following the procedures set out for the W3C Process. The goals of the SYMM Working Group are discussed in the SYMM Working Group Charter.

In line with its charter the SYMM WG has organized this specification as a collection of changes-only documents.

Patent disclosures relevant to this specification may be found on the SYMM Working Group's patent disclosure page. An individual who has actual knowledge of a patent which the individual believes contains Essential Claim(s) with respect to this specification should disclose the information in accordance with section 6 of the W3C Patent Policy.

The authors of this document are the SYMM Working Group members. Different parts of the document have different editors.

Publication as a Working Draft does not imply endorsement by the W3C Membership. This is a draft document and may be updated, replaced or obsoleted by other documents at any time. It is inappropriate to cite this document as other than work in progress.

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