Some PyCon videos won't play

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Sun Mar 14 22:19:33 CET 2010


On 3/14/2010 2:41 PM, Terry Reedy wrote:
> On 3/14/2010 11:14 AM, David Boddie wrote:

>> You should still be able to get at the videos themselves by inspecting
>> the page contents, looking for download links like this one:
>>
>> http://blip.tv/file/get/Pycon-PyCon2010UsingPythonToCreateRoboticSimulationsForPlaneta894.ogv
>>
>>
>> In this case, it's an Ogg Theora video file, so you may want to use
>> a player like VLC to view it:
>
> For people using html5 competant browsers, which, I believe, play .ogv
> 'in tha page', blip.tv just needs to update site to make html5 pages an
> alternative to using the flash player.

Actually, for FF3.6, at least, the problem is already solved. I just 
click on the download button and FF recognizes .ogv as something it can 
play and it does, replacing the flash player. The FF player lacks a 
full-screen button, but that is rarely needed for the talks.

tjr






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