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[Bug 12563] New: Make standard to play these codecs in <video>

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Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2011 09:03:38 +0000
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           Summary: Make standard to play these codecs in <video>
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: brunoaiss@gmail.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,

I'd like to request to add codecs as standard for the <video> tag.

flv -> Very common on the web 

mpeg4 (many browsers have it but I can't see it specified) -> The high quality
substitute for flv.

H.264 (optional but useful) -> A lot used specially with mkv, these days.

Xvid -> Lots of OS have native support for it (according to my research) and
it's a fair step between the flv and mpeg4.

For audio codecs:
FLAC -> The standard these days to distribute in a lossless quality and a fair
memory use (for a lossless audio).

mpeg3 -> The standard audio these days. A good balance between quality and
memory used.

Speex -> The audio codec of choice by Flash player 10 for flv.

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