[theora] Simple Question : mozilla PFS service .

Conrad Parker conrad at metadecks.org
Tue Mar 11 18:13:08 PDT 2008

On 12/03/2008, michel memeteau <michel.memeteau at gmail.com> wrote:
>  http://wiki.mozilla.org/PFS  is plugin finder service.
>  basically when Firefox see a MimeType with no plugin to handle and the
>  use click on the rectangle ......
>  It sends a request to the PFS URL, default is the mozilla server.
>  So I guess mozilla redirects to XPI packages for flash for example.
>  What I'm wondering is why Mozilla do not currently redirect a
>  video/ogg plugin request to some opensource XPI package we would
>  submit such as VLC, annodex etc....
>  Did anybody at XIph submitted such packages once ?

No, not yet.

It would be a good idea to do so. The oggplay plugin, which can be
found on the front page of http://www.annodex.net/ , would be a good

Native Theora support is not planned for the 3.0 release, but for a
later one; it would be good to have a plugin available for 3.0.


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