[Echo] git screencasts

Jeffrey Ollie jeff at ocjtech.us
Sat Aug 2 01:02:29 UTC 2008

2008/8/1 Martin Sourada <martin.sourada at gmail.com>:
> On Fri, 2008-08-01 at 12:00 -0500, Jeffrey Ollie wrote:
>> Ogg/Vorbis/Theora is preferred.  Most other formats have patent
>> problems.  I like the subtitles - they will be easier to translate
>> than audio commentary.  I'm not sure how you get subtitles into
>> Ogg/Theora though.
> Basically matroska [1] is IMHO another good option (it's in fedora
> repos, is open both as in beer and bird, is not patent encumbered and
> can contain literally anything) for the container (instead of
> ogg/ogm/ogv) and we can add subtitles to it pretty easy (mkvmerge
> usually does good job in that).

I think that the native Ogg/Theora/Vorbis support coming in FireFox
gives us a lot of incentive to not use anything else.


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