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Re: [gopher] Gopher Live Stream Demonstration

On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 12:34 PM, Iain R. Learmonth <irl@sdf.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 20 Aug 2012 06:29:00 -0700 (PDT)
> Cameron Kaiser <spectre@floodgap.com> wrote:
>> > > It looks like we'll have to dive into the GIF98a specs to figure out
>> > > how animated GIFs work, as I've tried a bunch of things and none of
>> > > them work.
>> >
>> > I have set up ffmpeg capturing our MJPEG stream and outputing an animated
>> > GIF over a TCP stream using inetd which pygopherd using a PYG thingy then
>> > spits out as an animated GIF image when the right selector is used.
>> > Theoretically, it should work.
>> Interesting idea. I'd like to see this when it gets live on the network.
> Haven't negotiated firewall rules for the Gopher server to access the webcam yet, but streaming animated GIF works over HTTP:
> http://www.erg.abdn.ac.uk/~iain/gif.php
> --
> Iain R. Learmonth <irl@sdf.org>
It seems to work fine over Gopher. I just set up a wget to connect to
your GIF outputter and send it back out again. It takes around 10
seconds to connect, but it works fine after that. It's at

Incidentally, I think you need to fiddle with your colour palette. The
colours look rather odd in the GIF.

I'd like to see your gif.php file--I'm curious about how you managed
to get an infinite animated GIF.
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