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Re: Codecs for <video> and <audio>

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Thu, 2 Jul 2009 18:27:57 -0700
Message-ID: <63df84f0907021827x5fd8276dl89268c033ec5737d@mail.gmail.com>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, Joe D Williams <joedwil@earthlink.net>, robert@ocallahan.org, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, David Singer <singer@apple.com>, public-html@w3.org
On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 4:52 PM, Maciej Stachowiak<mjs@apple.com> wrote:
> - has off-the-shelf decoder hardware chips available

Given that this is a requirement that simply isn't satisfiable, I
don't think it's a reasonable requirement.

> - is used widely enough to justify the extra patent exposure

Why is this a requirement for video decoding, but not for the multiple
other technologies that exist in HTML 5 (or any other W3C spec)?

/ Jonas
Received on Friday, 3 July 2009 01:28:58 UTC

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