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RE: Open video for an open web

From: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Date: Wed, 3 Feb 2010 13:40:26 -0800 (PST)
To: "'Boris Zbarsky'" <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, "'Joe D Williams'" <joedwil@earthlink.net>
Cc: <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <015501caa519$7c526320$74f72960$@edu>
Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> 
> On 2/3/10 12:25 PM, Joe D Williams wrote:
> > Are those questions that even matter?
> 
> They do from an implementor's perspective, yes.
> 
> > The big guys can do what they want. If I want to publish my stuff in
> > their environment, then must I convert to a form that makes me a
> > violator if there is an ad on the page?
> 
> You can do that right now; it just happens that it won't be playable in
> Safari.  Would that change if the spec required UAs to support Theora?
> I have my doubts.


JF wonders aloud if this changes anything... 
http://www.mpegla.com/main/Pages/Media.aspx 

And in case you've missed this:
http://www.ifosslr.org/ifosslr/article/view/21/45


JF
Received on Wednesday, 3 February 2010 21:41:04 UTC

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