[Dclug] How to put a video into a web page?
alan at patriot.net
Sun Jun 28 19:25:14 EDT 2009
On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 03:17:55PM -0400, Gregory Maxwell wrote:
On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 1:56 PM, Maxwell
> Spangler<max09 at maxwellspangler.com> wrote:
> > 3) Youtube works really well and thats why so many of us enjoy using it.
> They'll also take it down randomly and make it inaccessible to both
> you and the world when they feel like it, force it to particular
> resolutions and quality settings, and inhibit people from downloading
> it. They have many interesting terms in their TOS. Just about anything
Well spake, Gregory M! But I suspect that M Spangler would
> As Alan has discovered??? getting working video on your own is not easy.
> The internet is increasingly heading down a path where people are
> effectively forced to rely on services like youtube, with all their
> implications, just to put a simple video on your webpage. Not to
Well, let's fix that. I look forward to getting my ONE
LINE corrected. And then I will write a mini-tutorial, without
excessive detail, so that people can see a path to follow.
The main players: FFmpeg, and flowplayer.
> mention the proprietary, patented file formats with usage fees (but
> hey, youtube is willing and able to lose 2 million dollars a day!
They've got it. I suppose everyone is aware that youtube is
owned by google.
> Its great that those options exist, but as members of the internet
> community our response to "Hey, I just want to put a simple video on
> my pre-existing website but its really hard for some reason" shouldn't
> be "hey just use youtube".
Words of Gold! Perhaps the reason I like them so much is that
I've said much the same thing several times already.
Alan McConnell : http://patriot.net/users/alan
They finally got King Midas, I hear. Gild by association.
What a giftless bastard! (Tchaikovsky, about Brahms)
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