[theora] Is Cortado dead?

Philip Heron phil at sanslogic.co.uk
Sun Feb 17 02:51:33 PST 2008

Helmut Pozimski wrote:
> 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?

I've filed a few bug reports with only one response, and that was a long 
time ago. Certainly looks like their focus is elsewhere, which is a real 
shame because as far as I'm aware there is nothing else like it.


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