slhomme at matroska.org
Thu Apr 8 11:44:25 CEST 2010
There are some growing concern about of the use of Ogg (.ogv in particular)
to stream video over HTTP. While it serves its purpose, it's not optimal, as
a big overhead and make simple things like seeking tricky.
There is an interresting discussion happening here (registration required to
be able to reply):
I added my little contribution to the debate in explaning that Matroska *is*
a serious candidate as well. Plus it has the advantage of supported both
Theora & Vorbis and H264 & AAC/MP3 (while Ogg and MP4 have a hard time
supporting the other "side").
I am currently working on libebml2, our C based BSD version of libebml. Once
I validate it in mkvtoolnix I will try to add support for Matroska in
Firefox and/or Chromium. So people can actually see that Matroska works in
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