[theora] Mozilla & gstreamer
dascher at mozillamessaging.com
Wed Jun 17 13:16:34 PDT 2009
On 6/17/09 1:05 PM, Michael Dale wrote:
> Mozilla is looking to include auiod/video capture for Firefox and the
> Mozilla platform in the future. Gstreamer was proposed as a technical
> solution. Technical issues aside Chris Blizzard expressed concern over
> issues with licenses. Before technical issues for gstreamer with
> Mozilla Firefox can be fully considered the license issues have to be
A side note: I believe that the context was Thunderbird, not Firefox.
The licensing restrictions aren't any different, and it's possible that
Firefox would do something like that, but I just wanted to set the context.
Also, my comment was that I'd want to explore what's possible as
Thunderbird add-on -- it's way, way too early to talk about inclusion of
anything in Thunderbird or Firefox. I'd be fine with an add-on that was
Linux only and LGPL, for example, as it'd be an experiment, not a part
> If these license issues can be sorted a more technical discussion can
> follow as to whether gstreamer would be the best choice for inclusion
> of these features into the Mozilla platform.
As Chris mentioned, cross-platform support is at least as important I
suspect from a Mozilla POV. I'm ignorant: what's the state of gstreamer
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