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Re: Codecs for <video> and <audio>

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Mon, 6 Jul 2009 17:04:09 -0700
Message-ID: <63df84f0907061704g156fcacdse39885006a2fbc5d@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
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 Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 3:56 PM, 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.

Volume of e-mail generated where?

And do you not think the fact that Theora was being considered for
HTML 5 was an important reason for the media attention?

/ Jonas
Received on Tuesday, 7 July 2009 00:05:04 UTC

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