[theora] Seamless web video within reach
silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 28 22:42:25 PDT 2009
On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 2:11 PM, Denver Gingerich<denver at ossguy.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 11:03 PM, Silvia
> Pfeiffer<silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 8:25 AM, Denver Gingerich<denver at ossguy.com> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 6:16 PM, Gregory Maxwell<gmaxwell at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 6:07 PM, Denver Gingerich<denver at ossguy.com> wrote:
>>>> Java works pretty widely on IE. Okay, lets say 20% it doesn't work on.
>>> 20% of 60% still gives us 12% of all Internet users that can't play
>>> Theora. That's pretty big and not very competitive with Flash
>>> deployment. This is the main reason I'm hoping to get the VLC ActiveX
>>> control in better shape.
>> And I am still hoping for a native Ogg Theora/Vorbis ActiveX control ...
> Doesn't the VLC control fulfill that requirement? Unless you mean a
> control that only does Theora/Vorbis. It shouldn't be too hard to
> make such a control by ripping out the unneeded codecs from VLC.
oggcodecs already provides most of what the ActiveX control needs, so
it would be a simple extension to oggcodecs. This will probably make
for a much more stable ActiveX control than VLC. It's definitely
easier to maintain.
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