Video sharing site.

Hi, we have a client who want a video sharing site and we are asking our
self if Rails is good for it or if it's better with PHP. We see a lot
of video sharing site with PHP but maybe one or two with ROR why? Is it
that PHP is better for a video sharing site. What is your thought about
that. PHP or ROR and why?

Someone have an idea?

I’ve seen a decent amount of video sharing sites using Rails. Probably the most well known is

I bet it is not what you mean by a “video sharing” site, but the open source app I work on does video sharing among other things:

I was just looking into putting some polish into the presentation of uploaded videos yesterday, namely adding thumbnails for video and perhaps FLV conversion. Seems straightforward enough. This thread might point you in the right direction: