Re: [videoblogging] Re: [audvidsyn] of interest?

On 10/11/2004, at 2:01 AM, geek_jihadi wrote:

> didnt quite understand what this does:
> function getQTLink()

qtl (QuickTime Link) files are text files that when clicked launch QT
Player and play the video. brief description at:
http://hypertext.rmit.edu.au/vog/vlog/vlog_archive/000439.html

they look like this:
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<?quicktime type="application/x-quicktime-media-link"?>

<embed
autoplay="true"
controller="true"
kioskmode="false"
loop="true"
playeveryframe="false"
quitwhendone="false"
src="http://hypertext.rmit.edu.au/vog/10.2004/LuganoThree.mov"
type="movie/quicktime"
volume="0"
/>

and you cna use the above save as text file and off you go (note the
src must be a fully valid url).
>
> see the cvs source for more details:
> http://cvs.sourceforge.net/viewcvs.py/pearqt/Quick
> Time/class.quicktime.php?rev=1.13&view=auto
>
> this is also cool (passing dynamic data to your quicktime video,
> which could be cool if you add script inside your quicktime video
> using the apple tools — i have no experience in this tho):

you can use the embed tag in qt to pass info to the movie. so for
example the embed tag might not include or say much but you can then
write it in a way that when clicked (eg via a poster movie) you can
send additional info to the movie. This includes all of the usual stuff
that the embed tag supports (there are over 40 things you can do in the
embed tag).

This gets nifty because the informatin that is passed in this way can
be generated through the usual ways in which you might generate text
strings on computers.

cheers
Adrian Miles

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