[Ilugc] [OT] the only reason you'll want to install silverlight
on your computer
pavithran.s at gmail.com
Mon Jul 20 02:20:04 IST 2009
2009/7/19 Rahul Sundaram <sundaram at fedoraproject.org>:
> If the lectures are so important, it would be equally important to make
> them available under non patented encumbered non proprietary formats.
> Google did its damage as well by unfounded claims that quality was not
> good enough for them to use it YouTube
I think google youtube developers are lazy to migrate it's entire
inrastructure to OGG formats. It's lot of effort for them :D
> Red Hat meanwhile is funding the effort to improve Ogg Theora codec
> quality (Thusnelda project)
Kudos to redhat . All the videos are available in ogg at
> I can actually play Ogg directly with Firefox 3.5 in Fedora 11 at the
> moment but the fight between vendors over Flash, Silverlight and others
> has set the web back one more time.
But there are big players like M$ and Adobe
> If you want the web to remain open
> instead of a quagmire of proprietary plugins, choose open codecs.
Yes , and Firefox 3.5 supports HTML 5 which has in built ogg video support .
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