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Daily Motion, OLPC and Theora

A while back it was announced that Daily Motion, an online video site, had opened an OLPC channel for sharing videos encoded using Theora for playback on OLPC's.

The channel,, contains theora videos aimed at the OLPC audience. What's nice is that the videos playback in Firefox 3.1 using the native Theora support and don't require a plugin, for example this video.

Looking at the Daily Motion page it seems they use the <object> element to playback the Ogg Theora file, which uses the internal decoder and player user interface. This is a nice result from the adding of support for direct loading of Ogg files that Robert worked on.


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