[theora] Is Cortado dead?

Conrad Parker conrad at metadecks.org
Sun Feb 17 02:31:31 PST 2008

On 17/02/2008, Helmut Pozimski <helmutpozimski at web.de> wrote:
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> I am really interested in an alternative to the widely used flash
> video-players. itheora does a really good job by integrating cortado
> in an easy to use framework to allow the user to play the file either
> in his own media player or the cortado applet. But the actual version
> of Cortado has a really grave bug that makes playing some videos with
> java 1.6 under GNU/Linux impossible. I created a bug report in the
> flumotion bugtracking system but no one seems to care about it. The
> last release seems  to be  older than  a year now and the last commit
> to the code tree  was 9 months ago. Could it be that they just stopped
> developing cortado? That would be really sad because I know no similar
> solution for playing embedded videos without flash. (<video> was a
> great idea but it doesn't seem to be usable anytime soon)


do you have a URL for the bug report, and do you have a patch?

If as it seems the flumotion team aren't working on it any more then
perhaps we need to find someone else to continue its development. I
recall something about wikimedia having a fork of it though ...



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