[theora] Re: Extension .v+ogg does work
Charles Iliya Krempeaux
supercanadian at gmail.com
Sat Oct 21 13:12:59 PDT 2006
How about .thogg for Theora video in a Ogg container?
(It has a nice sound to it. And people can pronounce it.)
On 10/21/06, Charles Iliya Krempeaux <supercanadian at gmail.com> wrote:
> (I saw your original post. But anyways....)
> Isn't .ogm also in use?
> See ya
> On 10/20/06, illiminable < ogg at illiminable.com> wrote:
> > Resend: Seems the list ate the original. Sorry if there is a dupe.
> > --
> > Lets not try and be too creative.
> > There's no downside to being more conservative and using .vogg .oggv
> > .oggvideo .ogv .theora or any other reasonable combination.
> > While it may be strictly permissible to use .v+ogg , it's bound to cause
> > issues for some software, which may not have the most robust filename or
> > url parsing. Additionally a + has to be escaped in a URL. .v%2Bogg
> > doesn't look quite so cool.
> > There's no technical reason to try and put a plus sign into a file
> > extension just for the sake of it. It will just confuse and infuriate
> > people for no benefit.
> > I've been accepting .ogv in windows for a long time. I think .vogg is a
> > good choice or even .oggvideo . .oggv is going to be unfortunate becuase
> > it could be mistakenly thought to be ogg vorbis for those not in the
> > know.
> > Zen.
> > Ivo Emanuel Gonçalves wrote:
> > >> As discussed on last Monthly Meeting, Monty settled on recommending
> > >> the extension .v+ogg for Theora files IF it would work on Linux.
> > >
> > > Oh, shit. Scratch that last part; I was thinking about this Wikipedia
> > > article I was editing at the same time as writting this message. What
> > > Monty said, was if it would work ON WINDOWS, Microsoft Windows, the
> > > scourge, etc.
> > >
> > > Actually, what he said was:
> > > <xiphmont> Luna-Tick: well, the '+' will only be if it doesn't break
> > > things :-)
> > >
> > > By things, I believe he meant 20th century operating systems.
> > >
> > > Anyhow, did anyone tested the extension on other OS's? Mac, HAIKU,
> > > whatever?
> > >
> > > Sorry for the mistake,
> > > Ivo Emanuel Gonçalves
> Charles Iliya Krempeaux, B.Sc.
> charles @ reptile.ca
> supercanadian @ gmail.com
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Charles Iliya Krempeaux, B.Sc.
charles @ reptile.ca
supercanadian @ gmail.com
developer weblog: http://ChangeLog.ca/
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