[nycbug-talk] August Meeting

Bob Ippolito bob
Sun Jun 13 16:17:20 EDT 2004

On Jun 13, 2004, at 2:03 PM, pete wright wrote:

> On Jun 12, 2004, at 1:26 PM, Kevin Reiter wrote:
>>> Big I. . .how about the video. .?  We should get these meetings
>>> digitized and online. ..
>> I can convert the existing ones to a DivX .avi if any wants me to...
> heh, this raises a very interesting situation.  how to encode these 
> movies.  from my experience i've had major issues with DivX.  Yes they 
> say it's cross platform, but it seems lately the codecs have been a 
> little flakey.  for example i had a windows user encode a DivX .avi 
> that would not play on any non-windows platform.  most likely the user 
> used an odd codec, but it was still a pain in the a**.  at click3x we 
> usually post movies as quicktimes (yea lame non mac/win32 support) or 
> mpeg2's.  do other folks have any ideas on how we should post 
> video...maybe real format (lame but it is cross platform).

VLC should probably play QuickTime on Linux.. I haven't personally 
tried this, but they support AAC and presumably MPEG-4 which uses the 
same atom-based format that QuickTime does.


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