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Re: Some notes on multimedia support in iceweasel

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On Sat, Jul 19, 2008 at 10:08:39AM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
>[Jonas Smedegaard]
>> So NRL use WMF-encapsulated ASF-encoded MMS streams, it seems.  I
>> believe such encapsulation does not use MIME hints, so even if you
>> find MIME codes for same codecs the way NRL distributes does not use
>> them.
>I found the problem with the kaffine-mozilla plugin.  The module got
>the URL in an argument it did not handle (#490723).  I uploaded a fix,
>and now it work.


>I've tested kaffeine-mozilla and mozilla-mplayer most, and with the
>latest patches, kaffeine-mozilla seem to handle most of the pages on
><URL:http://wiki.debian.org/DebianEdu/BrowserMultimedia> (only
>filmarkivet do not work), while mozilla-mplayer fail to work with tv2,
>aftenposten and filmarkivet.  vlc seem to be the only player working
>with filmarkivet, but it fail on most other pages.
>The question I try to answer is which plugin should we include by
>default in the next version of Skolelinux, and I believe we should
>pick the one that work with most pages (or the pages that are most
>important to schools), and preferably one that embedd the video in the
>page.  The two best options seem to be kaffeine-mozilla and
>mozilla-mplayer, but I am not sure which of these we should choose.
>Any opinions?

Kaffeine is tied to KDE.  It acts funny in a non-KDE environment.

This is obviously only relevant if you plan to support other desktops 
than KDE.

   - Jonas

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