[Foundation-l] YouTube and Creative Commons

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Fri Jun 3 15:09:18 UTC 2011

On 3 June 2011 15:45, Tanvir Rahman <wikitanvir at gmail.com> wrote:

> We have uploaded images from Flickr, and Commons supports image formates
> like, jpg, png, svg, and others, but for videos it supports only ogv
> formate. So, I think most of the YouTube videos need to be converted to ogv
> (from mpeg or flv). Can we do that automatically with script? Currently we
> have Flickr upload tools and bots, can we have YouTube uploader bots?

WebM videos on YouTube are in a free format. Do we accept WebM yet?

- d.

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