[whatwg] Video

Nicholas Shanks contact at nickshanks.com
Wed Apr 2 08:17:52 PDT 2008

On 2 Apr 2008, at 4:53 pm, Krzysztof Żelechowski wrote:
> Dnia 01-04-2008, Wt o godzinie 23:38 +0100, David Gerard pisze:
>> The actual solution is a large amount of compelling content in Theora
>> or similar. Wikimedia is working on this, though we're presently
>> hampered by a severe lack of money for infrastructure and are  
>> unlikely
>> to have enough in time for FF3/Webkit/HTML5.
> I tried converting Flash to Ogg
> and the resulting file was five times larger.
> Chris

Err, yeah. Don't do that :-)
Transcoding from one lossy format to another is a sure way to increase  
file size and decrease quality.
Re-encode it into ogg from the source material, and make sure your ogg  
exporter settings are apropriate for the delivery medium you want.

— Nicholas Shanks.

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