Need help with FLUID-3205 (Video Player caption sync)

Laurel A. Williams laurel.williams at utoronto.ca
Mon Nov 9 14:25:07 UTC 2009


I tried FF3.5 on Windows XP - does not work.
IE 8 does not work.
Opera 10 - works.

Laurel

Justin Obara wrote:
> I'm getting the same results as both of you. I'm fairly certain that 
> it was working, I wonder if something changed with minor updates to 
> firefox. 
>
> Colin, I believe I have the screencasts on my Macbook Pro still, but 
> don't have it with me today. 
>
> - Justin
> On 2009-11-08, at 5:33 PM, Armin Krauss wrote:
>
>> Hi Colin,
>>
>> I have Firefox 3.5.5 on Mac 10.6.1 and I can't start the video, too. 
>> I tried it with Safari and was able to watch
>> the video.
>>
>> I then tried another Ogg Video to see if it in principle works with 
>> my FF. I can view this Video 
>> <http://openvideo.dailymotion.com/video/xb1ttw_australia-inside-out-trailer_auto>.
>>
>> Hope this helps.
>>
>> Armin
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 15:03, Colin Clark <colin.clark at utoronto.ca 
>> <mailto:colin.clark at utoronto.ca>> wrote:
>>
>>     Hey,
>>
>>     I'm currently looking into FLUID-3205, an issue with the new
>>     Infusion HTML 5 Video Player component where captions appear to
>>     run out of sync with the video in Firefox 3.5.
>>
>>     http://issues.fluidproject.org/browse/FLUID-3205
>>
>>     While I know they were working for me in the past, I can't get
>>     the Ogg Theora-formatted videos in the final report to play at
>>     all in Firefox 3.5.5. Hit play, and nothing happens. Try this in
>>     your version of Firefox, and tell me what you see:
>>
>>     http://fluidproject.org/reports/mellon-final-report-2009/components/inlineEdit.html
>>
>>     It appear to be an issue with the way we encoded these videos. If
>>     I use Firefogg, a simple Ogg encoder extension for Firefox, the
>>     videos play back great using the Video Player on my local system.
>>     The captions also appear to be in sync with the video.
>>
>>     Assuming this is indeed the issue, I'm wondering if we still have
>>     the original source videos (.mov files exported from iMovie) so
>>     that we can correctly re-encode them as Theora? If not, we can
>>     use the H.264 versions as the source, with some reduced quality
>>     of output. Michelle, do you have all the original movies for the
>>     screencasts kicking around somewhere on your machine by chance?
>>
>>     I've fixed a handful of other issues that improve the experience
>>     and reliability of the Video Player. Next up, we'll want to tweak
>>     the styling and visual design of the component to make it awesome
>>     for the new Engage site. After that, I think a "sneak peek" of
>>     the component will be ready for inclusion in the next release of
>>     Infusion.
>>
>>     Colin
>>
>>     ---
>>     Colin Clark
>>     Technical Lead, Fluid Project
>>     Adaptive Technology Resource Centre, University of Toronto
>>     http://fluidproject.org <http://fluidproject.org/>
>>
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