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[whatwg] Give guidance about RFC 4281 codecs parameter

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2007 22:41:23 +1000
Message-ID: <2c0e02830710250541k1356f111p3da168e8093a027c@mail.gmail.com>
Just a further note on this since I have received a few private concerns:

On 10/24/07, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> The new way:
> Vorbis audio alone in Ogg container
>    <source src="audio.ogg" type="audio/ogg; codecs=vorbis">
>   or
>    <source src="audio.oga" type="audio/ogg; codecs=vorbis"> (preferred)

audio.ogg is for a Ogg Vorbis file in the traditional sense - an Ogg
file with only one Vorbis I track and nothing else. Future Ogg Vorbis
files are supposed to have a Skeleton track which will help better
identify the codecs inside the Ogg file. Such Ogg Vorbis/Skeleton
files will be called audio.oga to distinguish them.

> * Speex audio alone in Ogg container
>    <source src="audio.spx" type="audio/ogg; codecs=speex">
>   or
>    <source src="audio.oga" type="audio/ogg; codecs=speex"> (preferred)

A similar argument applies to Ogg Speex files.

Received on Thursday, 25 October 2007 05:41:23 UTC

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