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Re: Codecs for <video> and <audio>

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Thu, 02 Jul 2009 21:35:31 -0400
Message-ID: <4A4D6063.9050803@intertwingly.net>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>, David Singer <singer@apple.com>, Joe D Williams <joedwil@earthlink.net>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, public-html@w3.org
Sam Ruby wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
>  >
>>> Even if a better place can be found, why not follow your previous 
>>> policy of adding a section to HTML5 and moving it out if/when a 
>>> better venue is found?
>>
>> Because this isn't required for interop, and so it's not critical.
> 
> Required for overlap?  I'm confused.

Ugg.  s/overlap/interop/

> If we don't have a commitment to support the video element at all by the 
> dominant browser vendor, and the effective overlap in supported codecs 
> between the next three major browser vendors is zero...
> 
> ... what meaningful overlap remains?

Here too.

> - Sam Ruby

- Sam Ruby
Received on Friday, 3 July 2009 01:36:17 UTC

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