[Foundation-l] Wikimania 2008; online video recordings

Walter Vermeir walter at wikipedia.be
Sat Jul 26 12:36:04 UTC 2008

Casey Brown schreef:
> 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.

That would be very nice if that would happen. After previous Wikimanias 
it was also anounced that the videos would come soon available.

Let's see after Wikimania 2009 how the videos of Wikimania 2008 are doing.

> In the interim, the videos on the stream can be played using Windows
> Media Player.

The problem is not the use of the Windows media format. I can play that. 
The problem is getting the files.
And getting the files is a problem because the are not presented as file 
to download. Also that these specific Windows media files seems to be 
badly encoded so that playback is not working good.

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