[Wolves] BBC & Winows DRM - shouldn't we complain?

Andy Wootton andy.wootton at wyrley.demon.co.uk
Sun Feb 25 17:13:25 GMT 2007

Zeth Green wrote:
> On 25/02/07, Andy Wootton <andy.wootton at wyrley.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>> the Beeb is about to move to Flash.
> interesting stuff, now that the proprietary Flash player for Linux has
> caught up with other platforms (after skipping a version) and Gnash
> are using Tamarin to support flash 9, things should be a bit easier.
> However, by 'Flash' do they mean 'Flash Video', i.e. flv rather than
> swf? I would assume so as FLV is used by YouTube and Google Video. FLV
> is a proprietary format based on the open H.263, supported by FFmpeg
> and thus Mplayer, VLC and so on. 
I don't know other than in reply to a question something like "So, 
you'll be ably to embed video into a BBC page just like YouTube?", he 
said "Yes".

Google just found this for me http://osflash.org/bbc

Does that help?

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