[theora] theora video plugin ? videolan plugin?

Hannes theora.list at soulrebel.in-berlin.de
Sun Mar 28 10:50:09 PDT 2010

Am Samstag 27 März 2010 21:08:56 schrieb Twisted Lincoln, Inc.:
> I'd be very interested in knowing if there is a way to easily remove
> support for patent encumbered codecs in FFMPEG (and by extension,
> VLC). I've been trying to manually remove the codecs one at a time,
> but there are so many it's taking forever...
> My plan is to eventually maintain a free format only fork of FFMPEG
> to use as the basis of creating legally distributable variants of
> the various FFMPEG powered projects (like VLC).
> Has anyone else looked into this?

The chromium freebsd port[1] comes with ffmpeg-version without patented 
codecs. Maybe that helps.

[1] http://chromium.jaggeri.com/

> Tony Lovasco
> Twisted Lincoln, Inc.
> www.twistedlincoln.com
> >> I'm thinking to compile videolan player with theora support only
> >> and enable the web plugin interface, it would replace the cortado
> >> player and possibly provide a better alternative to flash video
> >> plugin in linux when somebody starts a youtube type of site
> >> powered only by theora codec and theora video plugin ?
> > 
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