[Foundation-l] Wikimania 2008; online video recordings

Michael Dale dale at ucsc.edu
Sat Jul 26 07:15:05 UTC 2008

Kaltura got a copy of most of the video uploaded to their demo wiki:


Husky wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 26, 2008 at 2:21 AM, Casey Brown <cbrown1023.ml at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am pretty sure that videos in .ogg (or another more easily playable
>> format) are going to be uploaded to Wikimedia Commons soon.  BA is
>> working on it, atm.
> Does this mean that the upload limit of 20mb on Commons will be
> increased? 20mb isn't enough to upload a movie in any format that is
> longer than 20 minutes or so, and you would probably have very bad
> quality then because you need to decrease the bit rate.
> And in the meantime, maybe the Commons videos could be uploaded
> through a video hosting website such as blip.tv. Yes, that's all Flash
> video, but it's a lot better than offering files in a format (Windows
> Media) that is only playable on Windows computers. Afaik, it's also
> possible to attach Creative Commons licenses to videos there.
> -- Hay / Husky
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