[theora] Simple Question : mozilla PFS service .
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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