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Re: Codecs for <video> and <audio>

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2009 08:34:26 +0200
Message-ID: <4A543DF2.8060102@gmx.de>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>, Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Ian Hickson wrote:
> ...
> Specification authors -- the W3C, the IETF, the WHATWG, you, me -- have 
> _zero power_ to enforce implementors to do what we put in our specs. We 
> only get what we write to be implemented if what we write is what 
> implementors are willing to implement. (This is why I work so closely with 
> browser vendors and other implementors to find out what they want.)
> ...

That makes it sound as if implementors never ever implement things they 
don't want to implement. This may be true for browser implementors, but 
certainly is not true in general.

BR, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 8 July 2009 06:35:10 UTC

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