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Re: Codecs for <video> and <audio>

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 6 Jul 2009 22:56:46 +0000 (UTC)
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>, David Singer <singer@apple.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, Joe D Williams <joedwil@earthlink.net>, robert@ocallahan.org, public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0907062255100.1053@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Mon, 6 Jul 2009, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> 
> So the only way to move forward that I can see is to ensure Theoras 
> popularity. Having HTML 5 endorse theora would be a big step in that 
> direction (the last point is as I understand it the one you don't agree 
> with?).

I don't think the spec will have any effect on Theora's popularity. In 
fact, Theora is probably already more popular than anything else in the 
spec, if we go by volume of e-mail sent per topic. Nothing else in the 
spec has resulted in this much media attention.

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