[theora] video tag options

Silvia Pfeiffer silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 18 13:07:22 PST 2010

On Sat, Jan 16, 2010 at 3:36 PM, Tom Sparks <tom_a_sparks at yahoo.com.au> wrote:
> --- On Sat, 16/1/10, ogg.k.ogg.k at googlemail.com <ogg.k.ogg.k at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> > my main need is a subtitle
>> option
>> > what are my options?
>> There's no such thing (at the moment) in HTML 5.
>> Currently, you'll either have to do your own custom code
>> with
>> Javascript and it won't work for people who have it
>> disabled; There's
>> an example at:
>> http://annodex.net/~silvia/itext/
> Elephants Dream would not load error 500 returned

When you were looking at this, we were in the process of moving
servers. You should try again.

>> or use Cortado (a Java plugin), which can read subtitles
>> off an Ogg
>> stream, but it won't work without Java and is not HTML 5;
>> There's an
>> example at:
>> http://people.xiph.org/~oggk/elephants_dream/elephantsdream.html
> my system didn't like play the video :(

I'm actually unable to view that cortado stream in my Firefox (3.7). I
run a Mac, so java should work out of the box. Haven't found out yet

> the one thing I liked about Mv_embed is that you can move backwards and forwards thought the video based on the subtitles/timed-text

I think there will be a new release of mvEmbed this week. It may
actually have been renamed to mwEmbed, so you may want to check out
http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MwEmbed .


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