blc at redhat.com
Mon May 12 16:31:51 UTC 2008
Mike Cronenworth wrote:
> Most people who would want to use a video editor for "realistic work"
> wouldn't find much value in an Ogg-only output format. They'd expect to
> be able to output in MPEG-2, MPEG-4, or h.264 to display on their
> televisions and/or share with customers or friends through the Internet.
> Sure, you could output into a non-patent encumbered format and then
> re-encode the video, but that's a two step process. Not very user
> friendly; plus if it is a lossy codec it's a degrading process.
If you can output any format that youtube/flickr/etc can consume you
have something that is useful to a lot of people. If they're not
currently accepting ogg, this would be a worthwhile effort to campaign for.
Brendan Conoboy / Red Hat, Inc. / blc at redhat.com
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