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Re: MPEG2-TS activity in Bugzilla

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2012 12:24:31 +0300
Message-ID: <CAJQvAueSL1iEo2YAfShmzgpp+gSSQ-9OYzOiTN43bB=x=n_K2A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alex Giladi <alex.giladi@huawei.com>
Cc: Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com>, Bob Lund <B.Lund@cablelabs.com>, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>, public-html WG <public-html@w3.org>
On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 8:07 PM, Alex Giladi <alex.giladi@huawei.com> wrote:
> Yes, the text is non-normative.

What matters the most is who is planning to implement it and in what
context. Support for H.264/AAC/MP4 isn't normatively required, either,
but, still, it is increasingly the case that in order to render the
Web a browser needs to support H.264/AAC/MP4. Thus, leaving stuff
non-normative does not guarantee that encumbered technologies stay out
of the Web.

Who is planning to implement H.264/AAC/TS and in what context? Who is
planning to implement MPEG-2 video/legacy MPEG audio/TS and in what
context? By "context" I mean desktop browser, mobile browser, cable
set-top box, etc.

On Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 3:15 AM, Alex Giladi <alex.giladi@huawei.com> wrote:
> In context of adaptive streaming, I believe that MPEG-2 TS will be also
> useful for HLS support as well.

Why isn't MP4 in DASH sufficient for H.264/AAC adaptive and live streaming?

Henri Sivonen
Received on Tuesday, 12 June 2012 09:36:07 UTC

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