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    Advisory Notes

    An Advisory Note is a brief informative document developed by consensus of a Technology Committee detailing an issue before the Technology Committee.

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    An Advisory Note is a brief informative document developed by consensus of a Technology Committee detailing an issue before the Technology Committee.

    An Advisory Note generally should have a limited term benefit to the industry and should typically be withdrawn after the issues it describes are resolved. Publication shall be with approval of the Engineering Vice President. An Advisory Note shall be withdrawn automatically 6 months after initial publication or sooner by consensus of the developing Technology Committee.

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    Inactive Advisory Notes (Retained for information only)

    SMPTE Advisory Note for ST 377-1:2019 (Material Exchange Format (MXF) — File Format Specification)

    Published: 2020-01-28
    Expires: 2020-06-28

    SMPTE Advisory Note for ST 2067-103:2014 (Interoperable Master Format - Output Profile List - Common Audio Definition and Macros)

    Published: 2020-05-15
    Expires: 2020-11-15

    SMPTE Advisory Notice for SMPTE RP 2057 (Text-Based Metadata Carriage in MXF)

    SMPTE Advisory Notice for RP 224 "Label Register"
    Published: 2009-05-29
    Expired: 2009-11-29
    (RP 224:2012 has been published)