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

Silvia Pfeiffer silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com
Sat May 22 19:14:57 PDT 2010

On Sun, May 23, 2010 at 10:54 AM, Gregory Maxwell <gmaxwell at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

IIUC, flumotion already streams WebM in Matroska:

So, it seems possible.


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