[nycbug-talk] August Meeting

pete wright pete
Sun Jun 13 16:26:14 EDT 2004

On Jun 13, 2004, at 4:17 PM, Bob Ippolito wrote:

> 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.

i'm not sure what VLC is :(  we usually use mpeg2 encoding to go 
between IRIX/Linux/NT/OSx.  works good, compression not so good tho :(


> -bob

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