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Re: [videoblogging] the video comments tool

By Adrian Miles | Adrian Miles <adrian.miles@...> | adrianlmiles
September 5, 2004 | Post #1104 | Topic #1049

On 02/09/2004, at 8:39 PM, Andreas Haugstrup wrote: > I considered this, but it's actually a lot more work than you'd think. > If > I could put the text directly into the SMIL file I would have no issues > making this. But the way I understand it I have to have the text in a > seperate text file which is then imported. yep. it pulls the text from where ever it happens to be. SMIL is excellent for this. > I'm already saving two files > for each comment (the video, and a title image). I feel that the value > added isn't worth the work involved - you already have the chapter > titles > and links to people websites (just click inside the quicktime window > and > your browser should go to their website). > >> --instructions on how to save as a file to your own computer...] >> >> also, must the video be streamed? >> i hate the buffering? > > The way I see this is a job for the Apple/Quicktime software > developers, > not a job for you and I. :o) > The player should have a button that saved all the different parts of a > SMIL presentation to your harddrive.d why? why not make the url visible so that it can be linked/used via the network? > >> can the videos be MPEG 4? is that MOV? > > My original post is an MPEG 4 quicktime file. I think all the comments > are > not MPEG 4. Both work it seems. with QT being used for SMIL .mov and compliant mp4 will play fine. as will some avi's. > >> can we stitch WMV and MOV togther? > > It should be possible in Real Player, but since Quicktime can't play > WMV > files it's not possible in Quicktime. what codecs does WMV use? or are they all Windows only? if there's a common codec then Qt will probably play it... > cheers Adrian Miles ................................................................. hypertext.rmit || hypertext.rmit.edu.au/adrian interactive networked video || hypertext.rmit.edu.au/vog research blog || hypertext.rmit.edu.au/vog/vlog/