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[whatwg] on codecs in a 'video' tag.

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Mon, 2 Apr 2007 23:29:41 +0300
Message-ID: <A0A8AB68-E0E1-48A1-AE6F-3D59294C8A79@iki.fi>
On Apr 2, 2007, at 23:13, Dave Singer wrote:

> At 23:07  +0300 2/04/07, Henri Sivonen wrote:
>> Some implementations only support AVC level up to a magic level  
>> that you have to know.
>
> are you telling us that all implementations of Ogg and Theora can  
> play audio and video up to any bitrate, screensize, channel count  
> etc., without dropping frames, getting behind, decoding badly, or  
> other limits?   That would be quite an achievement...more  
> impressive than getting a quart out of a pint pot...

Of course I am not. But hitting CPU limits is different from hitting  
magic profile parameters (even if in theory the parameters in theory  
protect the hapless user from hitting the CPU limits).

-- 
Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
Received on Monday, 2 April 2007 13:29:41 UTC

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