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Re: video size when aspect ratio is not 1

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2009 00:32:57 +0000 (UTC)
To: Philip J├Ągenstedt <philipj@opera.com>
Cc: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0909160032390.14605@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Mon, 14 Sep 2009, Philip J├Ągenstedt wrote:
> > > 
> > > Fair enough. I've specced #3 (#3 and #4 are simpler to implement 
> > > than #1 or #2, and the extra complexity doesn't seem to gain us 
> > > much. I've never heard of anamorphic video data with a ratio less 
> > > than 1.0, so assuming my experiences are representative, it's the 
> > > same as #1 in most cases anyway).
> > 
> > Actually, standard 720x480 4:3 NTSC DVD video has an pixel aspect 
> > ratio of 8:9 and there is no shortage of it. While #3 is easier to 
> > both spec and implement, both we and Mozilla have already 
> > independently chosen to implement (and write tests for) #1, so I'd 
> > much prefer if that were specced. Chrome seems to not do anything and 
> > I don't know how to produce a suitable test file for Safari.

Ok, done.

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