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Re: [Gnash] Gnash Video Codecs?

From: David Woodfall
Subject: Re: [Gnash] Gnash Video Codecs?
Date: Sat, 9 Dec 2006 15:41:37 +0000
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On (11:08 09/12/06), Dave Crossland <address@hidden> put forth the proposition:
> Hi Rob!
> Thanks for the quick reply!
> On 09/12/06, Rob Savoye <address@hidden> wrote:
> >Dave Crossland wrote:
> >
> >> "Gnash stuff is a nonstarter... if you read their lists, they're talking
> >> about which other codecs they should use (that don't match the world's
> >> content), and whether FFMpeg might help them (Adobe staff contributed
> >> to FFMpeg and know it won't)"
> >
> >   We never talked about which codecs, we support Gstreamer and ffmpeg,
> >so we support whatever codec those support, although right now the
> >ffmpeg support works better.
> Okay - so when Gnash is 1.0, the video sites like YouTube and Google
> Video and such will play with it?
> >Most of the discussion was on which which
> >library to use, so we decided to support several.
> Cool! :-)
> >I don't think this
> >blogger is really paying attention, and I'm not sure what the BBC uses.
> The BBC uses Real and Windows Media, and the originally blog poster
> suggested they use Flash because "It's the end of 2006 and the online
> video format wars are over. Flash won. Please use Flash video on your
> web site to provide a hassle-free viewing experience to the widest
> possible audience."

I hope they continue using real, at least for audio. It's nice to just use
the player and not have a browser open.

> My original quote was a from comment on that post.
> -- 
> Regards,
> Dave

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