[theora] Seamless web video within reach

Denver Gingerich denver at ossguy.com
Wed Aug 5 18:08:43 PDT 2009

On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 7:26 PM, Cristian Adam<cristian.adam at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is the signature from a Certificate Authority that IE trusts?  If not,
>> then the UX will probably be much worse than if it is signed with a
>> Freemail cert (which is one that IE trusts).  This all depends on what
>> the UX would be in each case; if anyone knows, I'd like to find out.
> For oggcodecs I have used a free code signing certificate from Unizeto
> Certum (https://www.certum.eu/services/enroll.html?lang=en&oid=1.7)
> To quote from http://www.certum.pl/certum/23739.xml#question_109852
> "Is CERTUM an Internet Explorer trusted Certification Authority?
> Yes. CERTUM certificates are available in IE for XP and 2003 through CTL
> service (automatic certificate storage update at a client’s) or by
> WindowsUpdate for lower systems (W9x, ME, 2K)."
> Microsoft lists Unizeto Certum at - Microsoft Root Certificate Program
> Members - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms995347.aspx

Thanks for letting us know about this CA.  They seem like an excellent
solution for projects like VLC (in addition to Cortado, of course).
I've suggested using Certum on the VLC list:


Hopefully this will prompt them to do more work on the VLC ActiveX
control.  I suspect that development has languished precisely because
of the signing issues (no incentive if no one can use it easily).


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