[thelist] YouTube type videos

Joel D Canfield joel at bizba6.com
Fri Jul 23 08:21:55 CDT 2010

2010/7/23 Barney Carroll <barney.carroll at gmail.com>

> It's an issue of control. Typically a credible site owner won't want the
> user thinking of the YouTube brand or getting distracted by someone else's
> ads or content. I'm sure a quick search will find you a Flash video wrapper
> file whose contents and interface can be defined by parameters.


> The only issue then, potentially would be if you want to provide streaming
> video - most servers won't - but if just a case of providing embedded video
> in the most accessible format while retaining control of the user
> experience, that's what I'd go for…

http://evolt.org/s3secure has the goods; my article walks through all the

> On 23 Jul 2010, at 13:10, Sarah Adams <sarahwbs at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I think the real problem comes after the video plays and related videos
> > are presented. You have no control over which videos end up being
> > featured (AFAIK), and could potentially have something very embarrassing
> > appear there.

You can!


I use YouTube for most of my stuff, and use the Amazon S3/Flowplayer setup
for longer videos, especially paid content.


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