Re: Open video for an open web

On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 11:22 PM, Joe D Williams <> wrote:
> You ask about how the spec would change anything? How did offering <img>
> affect evolution of the WWW.

<img> was invented by Mosaic and copied by other browsers for compatibility:

I don't know why it's relevant.  It's an illustration of the principle
that in real life, implementers make the decisions, not spec writers.
In fact, the entire history of HTML5 is a testament to that fact.
Adding something to the spec when Apple refuses to support it is not
going to change anything.

Received on Thursday, 4 February 2010 19:52:39 UTC