[theora] ogg, ogm or mkv

Gregory Maxwell gmaxwell at gmail.com
Sun May 17 17:29:19 PDT 2009

Can you send a link to information on "super" and it theora support?
"Ogm" for theora is very unusual. Are you sure they aren't just using
Ogg/theora with the wrong extension (ogg and ogv are correct). Can you
point us to a file from it?

On 5/17/09, Ort Ak <ortonak at yahoo.com> wrote:
> hi guys, i'd like to have your opinion on using ogm or mkv containers for
> theora videos. since you recommend ogg containers for theora and vorbis
> officially i've been insisting on using .ogg. but for example eightsoft put
> ogm instead of ogg for theora on the last build of "super" and i send an
> e-mail to them about this issue. and i didn't get the whole idea on the
> explaination of ogm subject at wikipedia...
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ogg_Media i only know this
> http://www.xiph.org/container/ogm.html
> i am doing several art projects and i'd like to distribute the free video
> and audio content just with theora/vorbis codecs using ogg. one of the most
> important conceptual part of my projects are using/supporting true free
> standards. so i am very much interested about your opinion on ogm and mkv. i
> know this mailing list usually on technical issues and i am not a coder but
> i am very much interested in what xiph does and i follow your list. native
> firefox support is going to be great for theora and i am waiting it to be
> launched to share the art projects i have doing with groups of art students
> for 3 years. but we need more end user tools to (not for coders) to be able
> to use theora more effectively. i will write another e-mail about one
> particular issue i am confronted if anybody is interested.
>  .-_-.

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