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Re: ISSUE-24 (ogg-delete): Request to delete "should support Ogg" clause before publishing FPWD [HTML 5 spec]

From: Philip TAYLOR <Philip-and-LeKhanh@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
Date: Sat, 01 Dec 2007 11:49:24 +0000
Message-ID: <47514A44.5060306@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
To: Olivier GENDRIN <olivier.gendrin@gmail.com>
CC: HTML Issue Tracking WG <public-html@w3.org>



Olivier GENDRIN wrote:

>>> "User agents should support Ogg Theora video and Ogg Vorbis audio, as
>>> well as the Ogg container format." in 3.14.7.1.
> 
> Couldn't we replace that sentence by a more general one, speaking
> about 'at least one patent-free format' ?

Does that not (at least theoretically) allow each
user agent to support a /different/ patent-free
format, thereby throwing all hopes of "interoperability"
out of the window ?

Philip TAYLOR
Received on Saturday, 1 December 2007 11:49:32 UTC

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