[Dclug] [Ma-linux] How does one put a video into a web page?
macoafi at gmail.com
Sat May 2 19:29:37 EDT 2009
On Sábado 02 Mayo 2009 7:07:35 PM Alan McConnell wrote:
> On Sat, May 02, 2009 at 06:36:23PM -0400, Joseph S D Yao wrote:
> > > modern visual browser, play the video. I would have thought
> > > that something like:
> > >
> > > <html>
> > > <a href="alan-video"></a>
> > > </html>
> > >
> > > would do it, especially since when I give iceweasel the
> > > direction: file:///home/alan/alan-video , it plays just fine.
> > The file should have an extension that says what kind of file it is -
> > e.g., "alan-video.mpeg". The browser should then have listed what
> > helper app it will use to show the video file in a browser window [if
> > there is a plug-in] or by running the external app.
> Hi, Joe, You and Keith Bennett have both suggested that I should
> change the extension. So I mv-ed alan-video to alan-video.vob,
> which is the extension that my original, processed by a M$ friend,
> had. Wikipedia says that .vob files are a sub-set of .mpegs.
> And of course I changed the index.html correspondingly.
> Still no luck.
> I reiterate: if I point my iceweasel(aka firefox, but has to be renamed
> because of a Debian spat) at the file on my home hard-drive, I see and
> hear the video nicely. Which leads me to believe that the syntax of
> my index.html ain't right.
> Other suggestions?
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