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Re: [videoblogging] Re: New Video Blog post from the DNC

By Lucas Gonze | Lucas Gonze <lgonze@...> | lucas_gonze
July 29, 2004 | Post #460 | Topic #449

Speaking as a person whose role is to popularize the stuff you guys are making, I can't emphasize enough how valuable standards are to me. If it comes to pleasing 100 listeners with work on mpeg support or 2 with work on Flash support, which it does almost every day, I choose the 100. And that means that the people making mpeg get all the benefit. On Thu, 29 Jul 2004, The Dane wrote: > --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, Jay Dedman <jay@m...> wrote: >> if Im exporting to Quicktime in Imovie, can i >> export to MPEG4? it'd be good if we all agreed >> on a standard. we discussed this once...but the >> other conversations came up. > > > Personally, I'm not all that excited about a standard. I enjoy using > Flash because I adore the ability to load my vidblogs apart from the > running of QuickTime, WMP, or especially that devil, RealPlayer. > Plus, I can do things in Flash that I wouldn't have the faintest > idea how to do in other programs. And I wouldn't want to draw people > into the web of Flash if they're competent in another format. > > I also think that protmotion of a standard format works counter your > desire to make vidblogging broadly accessible to a range of content > producers. My camera shoots MPEG1 and comes with a very rudimentary > editor. If I didn't have Flash available to me through my > occupation, I would be locked out of the vidblogging discussion, > trapped by the low level of my tech. > > No, I think diversity at this point is a bonus - as it lets more > people become involved. At least until the point when vidblogging > becomes more ubiquitous. > > > > > > Yahoo! Groups Links > > > > >