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Re: Does an accessible video player that works correctly in all major browsers exist?

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From: Gian Wild
Date: Jun 29, 2014 5:42AM


Hi Olaf

Interesting thoughts - I will consider it.

Cheers,
Gian

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On 27 June 2014 18:33, Olaf Drümmer < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Maybe you should think about the difference between open source and free
> of charge.
>
> Open sourcing the player might get you valuable input from volunteers,
> e..g. suggested code fixes etc. (free of charge for you, doing some of the
> work you are now doing yourself).
>
> At the same time you could set the license such that certain uses are only
> allowed for a fee (possibly the same fees you are asking for now).
>
>
> Just an idea....
>
> Olaf
>
>
>
> On 27 Jun 2014, at 05:50, Gian Wild < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>
> > Unfortunately no. We spend a day each fortnight testing OzPlayer on new
> > browser versions, mobiles etc and so we need to recoup that cost. One of
> > the things we found with existing players that claimed to be accessible
> is
> > that they were not maintained and therefore quickly became inaccessible
> (eg
> > keyboard traps in Firefox).
>
> > > >