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Re: Codecs for <video> and <audio>

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Jul 2009 09:20:52 +1000
Message-ID: <2c0e02830907061620s4a30161cid8af012e40583d@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.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
On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 8:56 AM, Ian Hickson<ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> 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.

In your eyes, what would be the downside of writing Theora into the
spec? It seems to me that many people see an advantage in doing so. I
haven't heard of any disadvantages yet.

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