[Theora-dev] Theora / ogg usage

Sj 2.718281828 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 15 00:57:59 PST 2005


An old theme just came up on the Wikipedia mailing list again :
Wikipedia strongly
encourages[1] using theora encoding, strongly enough that I don't think we
currently host any other video encodings...[2] however, most users know
how to make and edit and play mpegs, and find theora hard to work with.


Perhaps the theora-dev list can help us overcome our technical problems so
that we have a reasonable choice in setting policy...


[1] http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Video_policy  (could use better
theora information)
[1.1] http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Multimedia (ditto, also better ogg

[2] Article containing one of the only known video files on Wikipedia :

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