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Re: DVD (video) and Fedora



2009/2/7 Basil Mohamed Gohar <abu_hurayrah hidayahonline org>:
> On Sat, 2009-02-07 at 17:06 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>>
>> Remember that OGG is a container and doesn't restrict the choice of
>> codecs. Also Webkit has no native support for gstreamer codecs. it
>> varies by the platform.
>>
>> Rahul
>>
> If I'm not mistaken, I do believe Ogg as a container only supports other
> Xiph-related codecs.  For example, OGM, which was common a short while
> ago for containing MPEG4-encoded video, was a hack and was not
> officially supported by the Xiph.  It's actually considered to be a
> derivative format, rather than the same as Ogg.
>
> Don't get me wrong, I love Ogg and all the other freedom-related work
> Xiph is doing.  I am just not sure about the accuracy of the statement
> that "Ogg doesn't restrict choice".

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