[nycbug-talk] August Meeting

Bob Ippolito bob
Sun Jun 13 16:28:17 EDT 2004

On Jun 13, 2004, at 4:26 PM, pete wright wrote:

> 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 :(

Google is your friend.


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