[IAEP] Video player for wiki.sugarlabs.org

Sean DALY sdaly.be at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 10:07:13 EST 2011

Thanks Bernie

The Sugar Labs video channel is here: http://www.dailymotion.com/sugarlabs



On Sun, Nov 6, 2011 at 4:43 AM, Bernie Innocenti <bernie at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> Hello,
> a few days ago someone come to Sugar complaining that Vimeo had taken
> down a Sugar educational video due to alleged copyright violations.
> So I added support for playing videos directly inside Mediawiki:
>  http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/User:Bernie/Html5VideoTest
> See the page source for a usage hint. As you can see from the demos, for
> best compatibility, videos need to be encoded in either WebM or Ogg
> Theora.
> MPEG-4 (x264) requires a flash player, and I couldn't get it work
> neither with Gnash, nor with Adobe's Flash 11. So try to stay away from
> it if you can. I also haven't tested compatibility with IE9 and Safari,
> please update the page if you try them.
> Currently, there's no way to upload video files directly within
> Mediawiki. You'll have to host the files somewhere else, such as in your
> public_html directory.
> Enjoy,
> --
> Bernie Innocenti
> Sugar Labs Infrastructure Team
> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Infrastructure_Team
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