[theora] TinyVid.tv is dead

dos386 dos386 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 30 01:30:12 PST 2010

TinyVid.tv wrote:

> I started tinyvid.tv to experiment with the HTML 5 video element. Now that the major
> video sites (Daily Motion, Vimeo and YouTube) support HTML 5 video I feel there is no
> longer a need for an experiemental site like tinyvid. Unfortunately the costs of running
> a video sharing are too high to keep operating it as an experiment.

> Thanks for your usage of tinyvid and enjoy HTML 5 video at the major sites.
> Keep lobbying your favourite sites and browser vendors to support the
> codecs that you wish to use.

> You can email admin @ tinyvid . tv if you need access to a video you uploaded or
> have any other questions about tinyvid.

I don't see any HTML 5 (Theora) at YouTube at all.

YouTube wrote:

> Hello, you either have JavaScript turned off or an old version of
> Adobe's Flash Player. Get the latest Flash player.

As before / usual, NO, thanks (YES I do have JS off AND no "Flash" present) :-(

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The is no "play natively" nor "download" ...

Wikimedia files do play for me in Firefox 3.6, although apparently
only in the "raw" mode (small 320 x 240 1 MiB example):

[NOPE] http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:135241main_neutronstar4lunch-magic.mov_NASA_WebV_Oct3.ifps15fr15.vbr150.ogv

[OK] http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/cc/135241main_neutronstar4lunch-magic.mov_NASA_WebV_Oct3.ifps15fr15.vbr150.ogv

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