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consensus (was: Codecs for <video> and <audio>)

From: Rob Sayre <rsayre@mozilla.com>
Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2009 18:33:52 -0400
Message-ID: <4A4BE450.4020709@mozilla.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: public-html@w3.org
On 6/30/09 12:50 AM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> After an inordinate amount of discussions, both in public and privately,
> on the situation regarding codecs for<video>  and<audio>  in HTML5, I have
> reluctantly come to the conclusion that we have no way to get consensus on
> this issue.

That is not a conclusion for you to make.

> In particular, I am not aware of any codec that every browser
>    

Consensus does not require unanimity.

Aside from that, the idea that leaving the codec undefined is somehow 
impartial is incredibly bogus.

- Rob
Received on Wednesday, 1 July 2009 22:34:35 UTC

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