Re: [videoblogging] Re: Let's chat about the Open Video Conference....
> "A codec agnostic implementation of the *video* tag is next to worthless. AVerdi posted about how you can code the page with the <video>
>> significant difference from the object/embed tags that we already have today. If web developers can’t count on a given codec >being supported the video tag is likely to go nowhere fast. If that approach is taken video will
>> remain a second class web citizen wrapped up in proprietary encapsulations.
>> The whole point of the w3c is to promote/develop interoperable<http://www.w3.org/>technologies. In the current
>> browser environment<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Usage_share_of_web_browsers>non-free implementations are simply
>> *not interoperable*. The w3c would be going against their own position<http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy-20040205/#def-essential>and obsoleting themselves in the process if they take the codec agnostic
element....using fallbacks for the different browsers:
The obvious question is: why not just embed a stupid-simple flash video?
Well, I'm still looking to see if using the <video> tag will allow for
more creative possibilities. Maybe it can just be more than a static
video in a page. Still not a whole lot in the wild yet, but this is
Ive heard other people say they may just do video experiments with a
warning: "you must use Firefoc 3.5 to see this project".
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> What did the other attendees think about the Conference, and what is thereThis Australian artists did a good round up of the conference:
> to tell people beyond the <video> tag and OGG Theora? I'll chime in later,
> but I just wanted start the conversation.
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- reminds me of the early days of making interactive QT blog posts where
I'd have "it works on OS 9 on Mac, latest QuickTime, no promises for
anything else" :-) the point was the experimenting rather than reach.
On 02/07/2009, at 11:02 AM, Jay dedman wrote:
> Ive heard other people say they may just do video experiments with a
> warning: "you must use Firefoc 3.5 to see this project".
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