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Is Ogg Theora a free and open standard?

http://people.skolelinux.org

For a while now author has tried to figure out of Ogg Theora is a free and open standard according to included definition. Here is a short writeup of what he has been able to gather so far. He brought up the topic on the Xiph advocacy mailing list in July 2009, for those that want to see some background information.

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Xiph.Org announces support for the WebM open media project

http://lists.xiph.org

The Xiph.Org Foundation is pleased to announce its support of the WebM open media project as a project launch partner. As announced earlier today at the Google I/O Developer Conference, the WebM format combines the VP8 video codec, the Matroska container, and the Vorbis audio codec developed by the Xiph into a high-quality, open, unencumbered format for video delivery on the Web.

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sighttpd 1.1.0 release (includes Ogg Vorbis support)

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Sighttpd is an HTTP streaming server designed for distributing realtime input. It is particularly useful for making camera streams available to multiple clients, and has been designed for embedded systems use. This release adds a module for streaming Ogg Vorbis from standard input.

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< 2 hours left to vote for free codecs in YouTube and only 280 needed to be #1 again!

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YouTube is having a special vote where only partners are allowed to submit ideas which leaves out most FLOSS people but i have a partner account and am submitting on our behalf!

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Google helped fund an ARM optimised Theora free video codec

http://google-opensource.blogspot.com

Ask most computer users what their preferred video codec is and they'll look at you as if you asked what sort of motor they'd prefer in their washing machine. ``We just want it to work!'' they say. In this regard, it’s exactly the same for content creators and publishers. Every visitor to a website that can't view a video is one set of eyeballs less for a message to get through to.

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Theora 1.1 "Thusnelda" release

http://theora.org

"After over a month of public testing, we're pleased to declare our 1.1 rewrite of libtheora stable. This is the reference implementation for the Theora video codec. Source code for libtheora 1.1.0 is available now, and will be incorporated in major Theora-supporting applications soon..." via hacks.mozilla.org

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Massive Theora Encoder Improvments on the Way

http://techblog.wikimedia.org

"As part of the Mozilla development grant Timothy in collaboration with other xiph hackers has been hard at work on improving the theora encoder. I am happy to share an updated report that Monty has put together..." -- Start here: http://playogg.org/

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Mozilla Grant will help Wikipedia Support Video

http://www.pcworld.com

"The proliferation of standards-based video sharing and collaboration is set to take off with a $US100,000 grant from the Mozilla Foundation to fund the development of the Ogg Theora video codec and server-side streaming software.

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Ogg Kate

http://spreadopenmedia.org

Introducing the next-generation subtitle format for the open media world. Ever thought the alternatives were either bad or too complicated? Then this is for you.

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Theora 1.0 Final is here.

http://lists.xiph.org

It took long, but the Xiph.Org Foundation has finally released the mature, stable, rock-solid version of the Theora codec. Read the announcement for more information. After last year's attempted patent FUD that went nowhere and Mozilla's adoption of the format for the web, this announcement is another victory for the Open Media cause.

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Blogging Theora

http://xiphmont.livejournal.com

"It's time for an update, especially during a period of rapid progress. Over the past six months, I've been incrementally reorganizing the entire codebase from top to bottom. This in itself didn't really produce direct tangible performance benefits. However, I was finally able to implement the Holy Grail: efficient per-token RD optimization.

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Playing Ogg

http://aaronhawley.livejournal.com

"I like to listen to music while I work. In support of the Play Ogg! movement, I converted some of my audio collection into the patent-unencumbered audio file format, Ogg Vorbis.

To convert my audio CDs to Ogg, I use the friendly abcde package..."

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MailOgging

http://wiki.xiph.org

"This project is for the use of the average bloke (yes, you), who would like to further help and promote the use of your favorite free format. The MailOgging is a strategy to get the attention of hardware and software vendors who do not know the Ogg family, do not care about it, or do not know how many people care about it.

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