[theora] [OT-ish] WebM/Ogg VP8 streaming

Gregory Maxwell gmaxwell at gmail.com
Sat May 22 17:54:52 PDT 2010

On Sat, May 22, 2010 at 3:07 PM, Basil Mohamed Gohar
<abu_hurayrah at hidayahonline.org> wrote:
> On 05/22/2010 03:02 PM, Philip Heron wrote:
>> On 22/05/10 10:27, Chris Double wrote:
>>> There are no plans to support VP8+Vorbis+Ogg in Firefox at this stage.
>>> Our Ogg support for chained streams isn't very good at the moment so
>>> existing Icecast support in Firefox is not as good as I'd like it to
>>> be. There are bugs raised to to address that however.
>> Can the WebM format be used to stream live content? I see some
>> discussion on the icecast-devel list today about adding support so I
>> guess it can.
> From what I have heard, yes it can.

This would be a neat trick, the webm spec seems to require that a cues
element exists. Is this correct?

If so I don't see how you could live stream to a conforming webm client.

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