FOSDEM OpenMoko talk now on video.google.com
kkr22.mpt56 at bluewin.ch
Thu Mar 1 20:27:50 CET 2007
Le jeudi 01 mars 2007 à 12:44 -0600, Jonathon Suggs a écrit :
> kkr wrote:
> > Why not use an open format (.ogg) rather than proprietary one (.avi)?
> > Regards,
> Really not trying to start a fight here. But more players support avi
> than ogg. Therefore I agree with the choice.
> Open formats and standards are great when they stand on their own
> merits. Not that ogg isn't better, but the goal is to spread
> information, therefore we want the most people to be able to view the
> video. Bottom line is open standards aren't better just because they
> are open standards. I can't believe this argument comes up even on
> which video codec is used... No wonder mailing lists can be "scary" to
> new comers.
> All of that to say. They guy did something positive. You criticized.
> Why should he want to help you in the future? Instead of complaining,
> re-encode into ogg with your own time and resources and let people have
> the CHOICE of what they want to use.
It was not a criticism, only a question! If you felt it as such a
criticism, I'm sorry...
If I've asked it, it's only:
- FOSDEM use too ogg format
- because on my linux, I'm unable (yet) to see avi
I newer wanted to start any flamewar... Again, it was just a question.
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