Dailymotion videos on the XO laptop
echerlin at gmail.com
Thu Apr 24 06:33:22 EDT 2008
2008/4/23 Sebastien Adgnot <sadgnot at gmail.com>:
> Hi all,
> I sent an email a few months ago to introduce you to Dailymotion and express
> our interest in making our videos available on the XO laptop as part of the
> OLPC effort.
> Through the efforts of the Dailymotion team, we have made great progress
> since my last email. I learned from the people on this mailing-list that the
> only / best way to display videos is with the patent-free ogg video
> container with Theora+Vorbis codecs. Today we are excited to present to you
> a web site as a proof of concept that we developed to show how we can best
> handle this format: http://olpc.dailymotion.com. It represents a very
> limited selection of videos just to test them encoded in ogg. In addition,
> the design of the web site represents an easy way to present the videos and
> might be not the final product.
This is wonderful. I added you to the playable examples section of the
Gnash page on the Wiki.
> We at Dailymotion remain extremely excited about the OLPC project and the
> possibility of developing a long term partnership with the OLPC Foundation.
> I saw in a previous email that we should "try contacting
> countries at laptop.org - which is handled by Darah" for partnerships, right?
That should be right, although I got a form letter back just the other
day when I e-mailed her.
> Thanks for your help
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