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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
Received on Monday, 2 April 2007 13:29:41 UTC

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