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Re: [whatwg] Xiph.Org Statement Regarding the HTML5 Draft and the Ogg Codec Set

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2007 21:56:01 +0000 (UTC)
To: "Manuel Amador (Rudd-O)" <rudd-o@rudd-o.com>
Cc: www-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0712132155080.7107@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Thu, 13 Dec 2007, Manuel Amador (Rudd-O) wrote:
> >
> > It would make no sense to require a different baseline audio codec for 
> > the non-sfx use case for <audio> than was required for <video>.)
> 
> Of course it would make sense.  People use their Web pages to put up 
> music all the time, much more often than for sound FX.  They aren't 
> gonna upload files tens of megabytes in size for each song!

Please carefully reread what I wrote -- I didn't suggest that people 
should use uncompressed PCM/WAVE data for background music, I merely 
suggested that the compressed audio codec for <audio> should be the same 
as the one for <video>.

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