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Re: Open video for an open web

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 03 Feb 2010 12:47:37 -0500
Message-ID: <4B69B6B9.5060308@mit.edu>
To: Joe D Williams <joedwil@earthlink.net>
CC: public-html@w3.org
On 2/3/10 12:25 PM, Joe D Williams wrote:
> Are those questions that even matter?

They do from an implementor's perspective, yes.

> The big guys can do what they want. If I want to publish my stuff in
> their environment, then must I convert to a form that makes me a
> violator if there is an ad on the page?

You can do that right now; it just happens that it won't be playable in 
Safari.  Would that change if the spec required UAs to support Theora? 
I have my doubts.

Received on Wednesday, 3 February 2010 17:48:12 UTC

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