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Re: [videoblogging] Re: [audvidsyn] of interest?

By Adrian Miles | Adrian Miles <adrian.miles@...> | adrianlmiles
November 10, 2004 | Post #1739 | Topic #1685

On 10/11/2004, at 2:01 AM, geek_jihadi wrote: > didnt quite understand what this does: > function getQTLink() qtl (QuickTime Link) files are text files that when clicked launch QT Player and play the video. brief description at: http://hypertext.rmit.edu.au/vog/vlog/vlog_archive/000439.html they look like this: <?xml version="1.0"?> <?quicktime type="application/x-quicktime-media-link"?> <embed autoplay="true" controller="true" kioskmode="false" loop="true" playeveryframe="false" quitwhendone="false" src="http://hypertext.rmit.edu.au/vog/10.2004/LuganoThree.mov&quot; type="movie/quicktime" volume="0" /> and you cna use the above save as text file and off you go (note the src must be a fully valid url). > > see the cvs source for more details: > http://cvs.sourceforge.net/viewcvs.py/pearqt/Quick > Time/class.quicktime.php?rev=1.13&view=auto > > this is also cool (passing dynamic data to your quicktime video, > which could be cool if you add script inside your quicktime video > using the apple tools -- i have no experience in this tho): you can use the embed tag in qt to pass info to the movie. so for example the embed tag might not include or say much but you can then write it in a way that when clicked (eg via a poster movie) you can send additional info to the movie. This includes all of the usual stuff that the embed tag supports (there are over 40 things you can do in the embed tag). This gets nifty because the informatin that is passed in this way can be generated through the usual ways in which you might generate text strings on computers. cheers Adrian Miles +++++++++++++++++++++ http://hypertext.rmit.edu.au/vog/vlog/