Trouble accessing www.nanog.org

Keith Medcalf kmedcalf at dessus.com
Thu Jan 5 14:21:53 CST 2012




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> On Thursday, 05 January, 2012 08:30, Marshall Eubanks said:

> > On Thu, Jan 5, 2012 at 4:51 AM, Keith Medcalf <kmedcalf at dessus.com> wrote:

> > > There is video hosting web sites on the intertubes?
> > > Now where would those be found, I wonder.  All I have ever seen is macro-
> > > streaming that is fraudulently labeled and advertised as video -- the worst
> > > being something called FlashVirus, which was written by a company called
> > > MacroVirus Media or something like that, and currently owned and flogged by
> > > Adobe along with their "Proprietary Document Format" (the latest versions of
> > > which boast UVTD technology -- Unstoppable Virus Transport and Distribution).


> > > If the so-called video contains arbitrary executable code (or can run
> > > arbitrary executable code), or requires the use of a specific application to
> > > "play" (or infect the target), then it should not be described as
> > > "video".  It is a streaming-macro.


> Is H.264 Turing-complete ? Is Ogg-Vorbis ? (It seems like those are
> the two reasonable open standard choices.))

Okay by me.  Just no "Flash Video Streams" if you please.

> Regards
> Marshall


> > Microsoft was the first OS vendor to add the "Execute Payload" header to IP
> which saved much time and effort in the distribution of malicious code via
> the internet.  Unfortunatly, Adobe and several other vendors have patents on
> what is called the method of "Executable Data" and made Microsoft remove
> their wonderous invention under pain of patent lawsuits.
> >
> > Of course, maybe whats meant is File hosting, where the File being hosted
> just happens to contain video data in standard data format (preferably a
> pure-data format that does not embed execution macros of any type).
> >
> > ;)
> >
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> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Christopher Morrow [mailto:morrowc.lists at gmail.com]
> >> Sent: Wednesday, 04 January, 2012 20:47
> >> To: Michael K. Smith - Adhost
> >> Cc: bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com; Wessels, Duane; nanog at nanog.org
> >> Subject: Re: Trouble accessing www.nanog.org
> >>
> >> On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 10:41 PM, Michael K. Smith - Adhost
> >> <mksmith at adhost.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> >> Err, while we're talking about video files and nanog, why is the video
> >> >> content still served off (stored content I mean) nanog.org servers?
> >> >> Why not use one of the many video serving services? some of which are
> >> >> free even :)
> >> >> (that part's not a troll, a real question, even!)
> >> >> -chris
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > The website work hasn't yet begun, so that is certainly still on the
> >> table.  If you would like to volunteer some of your time...
> >>
> >> I'm sure we could arrange some process to ingest videos to some form
> >> of video-hosting-website... a videotubes site let's say.
> >>
> >> who should I chat with?
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >






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