[theora] Video showcasing Theora in Firefox 3.1
gmaxwell at gmail.com
Sat Feb 7 23:32:09 PST 2009
On Sun, Feb 8, 2009 at 2:19 AM, Laurent Fraisse <lfraisse at gmail.com> wrote:
> You got it, I dumbly uploaded a nice 130MB file to Archive.org as I have no
> idea whatsoever how to encode (and my colleagues don't know a bit about
> Theora). Whatever the orginal quality the result was the same poor quality.
> So far it's just about a test page for us, we didn't advertize it for sure.
> I only mentioned it so you get the idea in the campaign about Theora +
> Firefox 3.1.
> Mozilla will eventually host nice Theora files so it's a matter of days
> before such pages go public.
> Sorry for the horrendous test, I know announcements should be made only when
> everything is well fine-tuned. Right now that leaves some time for the
> community to think about future Theora tests to advertize the FF 3.1 final
No need to apologise. It's not your fault that the default behaviour
of some software and websites is poor. I think we needed a reminder to
nag archive.org to fix their transcoding system.
There are a number of people on this list (including myself) who can
help with preparing a good encode for wide distribution. Ideally
they'd want to start with the highest quality source material you are
able to get for them. Feel free to call for help.
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