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Re: [videoblogging] MPEG4 not Supported

By Shannon Noble | Shannon Noble <sn@...> | sh7nnon
August 6, 2004 | Post #576 | Topic #567

Ok... I=B9m starting to understand a little bit now. I=B9d previously trie= d creating the file and now realized I=B9d made a minor mistake and that is= remedied so now the mpeg4 file is a direct download to my machine. Hmm. I= =B9m not sure about the chunks blowing though 8*) . I still have lots of= questions. I don=B9t know what they are yet though. 8*( Shannon On 8/= 6/04 4:04 PM, "Lucas Gonze" <lgonze@...> wrote: > > The quick fix -= - > > Create a file named .htaccess in the directory where you keep your v= ideos. > Put this one line in it: > > AddType video/mpeg4-generic mp4 > >= > > The real fix is to compile a standard .htaccess that doesn't blow ch= unks, > but I won't have time today. > > > On Fri, 6 Aug 2004, Shannon No= ble wrote: > >> That would be outstanding! >> >> Thanks. >> >> .s >> >>= >> On 8/6/04 3:46 PM, "Lucas Gonze" <lgonze@...> wrote: >> >>> >>= > Sigh. Well, if it was all easy, there wouldn't be so much new turf to >>= > have fun with. :) >>> >>> I can compile a listing of corrected mime typ= es if it's useful to people. >>> You'll need permission to drop it into you= r hosting directory. >>> >>> On Fri, 6 Aug 2004, Shannon Noble wrote: >>>>= > MP4 mime type documented here: >>>>> http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc364= 0.txt >>>>> >>>>> The right mime type would be either video/mpeg or video/= mpeg4-generic. >>>>> >>>>> The fix is in the config for your web server.= =A0 Create a file called >>>>> .htaccess in your video directory and put th= is in it: >>>>> AddType video/mpeg4-generic mp4 >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> = So I tried this out and got invalid error messages from the server and >>>>= > then >>>>> started poking around the support forum for my web host where = I found this >>>>> dated June 6,2004 >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> I've noticed that = HostRocket doesn't have ".mp4" or any mpeg 4 extension >>>>> defined in the= ir server mime-types. >>>>> >>>>> Having asked about this, the response I = received was: >>>>> >>>>> "While mpeg4 is in use, it is not yet ubiquitous= on the internet. In the >>>>> future, we may consider enabling it on our s= ervers. However, the reason >>>>> mpeg4 is not in the system defined types = is because it is considered by >>>>> others who write the software we use t= o not be common." >>>>> >>>>> Does anyone else find this totally amusing a= nd ridiculous at the same >>>>> time? >>>>> >>>>> Here they are with other= mime-types such as ".latex" implemented, but they >>>>> won't use a curren= t standard because it's not wide-spread? >>>>> >>>>> Yet, the average web-= surfer will NEVER see something ".latex" unless they >>>> go >>>>> to their= local pharmacy and look next to things also labelled >>>> "polyurathane" >= >>>> and self-test kits. >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> Is this the kind of thing that= might make one want to switch to a >>>>> different >>>>> hosting operation= ? >>>>> >>>>> New Post on x.nnon.tv >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> Sha= nnon >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> Yahoo! Groups L= inks >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> >>> Yahoo! Groups Sponsor >>> >>> = ADVERTISEMENT >>> >>> <http://us.ard.yahoo.com/SIG=3D129q8akuk/M=3D298184= .5285298.6392945.3001176/D=3Dgr >>> ou >>> ps/S=3D1705554021:HM/EXP=3D10919= 18769/A=3D2164331/R=3D0/SIG=3D11eaelai9/*http://www.ne >>> tf >>> lix.com/D= efault?mqso=3D60183351> >>> >>> >>> Yahoo! Groups Links >>> * To visit yo= ur group on the web, go to: >>> * http://groups.yahoo.com/group/videobloggi= ng/ >>> * >>> * To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: >>> * vid= eoblogging-unsubscribe@yahoogroups.com >>> <mailto:videoblogging-unsubscrib= e@yahoogroups.com?subject=3DUnsubscribe> >>> * >>> * Your use of Yahoo! Gro= ups is subject to the Yahoo! Terms of Service >>> <http://docs.yahoo.com/in= fo/terms/> . >>> >> >> >> > Yahoo! Groups Sponsor > > ADVERTISEMENT > = <http://us.ard.yahoo.com/SIG=3D129c53gmk/M=3D298184.5285298.6392945.3001176= /D=3Dgrou > ps/S=3D1705554021:HM/EXP=3D1091919876/A=3D2164330/R=3D0/SIG=3D1= 1eamf8g4/*http://www.netf > lix.com/Default?mqso=3D60183350> > > > Yahoo!= Groups Links > * To visit your group on the web, go to: > * http://groups.= yahoo.com/group/videoblogging/ > * > * To unsubscribe from this group, se= nd an email to: > * videoblogging-unsubscribe@yahoogroups.com > <mailto:vid= eoblogging-unsubscribe@yahoogroups.com?subject=3DUnsubscribe> > * > * You= r use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to the Yahoo! Terms of Service > <http://= docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/> . >