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Re: [Debconf-discuss] [Debconf-announce] Videos of the Debconf (Debian conference) 13

Hi Francesco,

On Montag, 19. August 2013, Francesco Poli wrote:
> I am puzzled: I glanced over the mentioned URL and two things struck me
> as unclear.
>  • The DebConf13 schedule links each talk with videos hosted on
> http://meetings-archive.debian.net/pub/debian-meetings/2013/debconf13/
> under three formats (high ogv, low ogv, high webm): why another
> location (http://www.irill.org/videos/debconf13)

because IRILL wants to document their work as well.

> for videos under
> different formats (webm, mp4)?
> Are they the same videos in different formats?

yes. (though the videos on IRILLs website used our high quality .ogv files as 
source, not the DV material)
>  • The IRILL website claims that the videos are under Creative Commons
> by-nc-nd v3.0 fr, which is a horribly non-free licensing choice!
> On the other hand, videos hosted on meetings-archive.debian.net are
> luckily under an Expat/MIT-like license
> (http://meetings-archive.debian.net/pub/debian-meetings/LICENSE)
> which is a very simple and good DFSG-free licensing choice.
> Why are videos hosted by IRILL not released under the same Expat-like
> license used on meetings-archive.debian.net ?

because IRILL/Sylvestre made a mistake, which will hopefully be corrected 
soon. The licence on the IRILL page is wrong.

Sylvestre, while we're at it, could provide these html5 files for video.d.n as 
well, please?


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