I have been watching videos from linux.conf.au 2009 and stumbled upon Conrad Parker's Ogg Chopping: techniques for programming correctness and efficiency which is great lecture if you want to know something about current state of video on the web, Ogg or Haskell.
I have been thinking about poor state of Linux video for quite some time (bear in mind that I do have real-life experience with U-matic type equipment) but it seems that things are moving in right direction. Here is a quick comilation of useful links from this presentation:
- We have deep linking into videos now using something like: http://ia331343.us.archive.org/2/items/night_of_the_living_dead/night_of_the_living_dead.ogv?t=00:09:51/00:10:14
- Pad.ma in interesting project with source available which enables usable cut-edit video over the web if you are using browser with <video> tag support like Firefox 3.5.
Update: Are we there yet?
After a bit more of watching, I also stumbled upon Collaborative Video for Wikipedia by Michael Dale which introduces following tools related to video editing: