W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > whatwg@whatwg.org > July 2009

[whatwg] Codecs for <audio> and <video>

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 3 Jul 2009 06:11:25 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0907030610110.1053@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Fri, 3 Jul 2009, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
> > 
> > The codecs issue is being still actively worked on by a number of 
> > parties, as it has been for over a year now; the removal of the 
> > sections from the spec doesn't affect this. I still hold high hopes 
> > that one day we can find a solution to this that all vendors are 
> > willing to implement.
> 
> The bit that would be important to keep is the list of requirements on a 
> baseline codec.

The only real requirement is that all the relevant implementors be willing 
to ship support for the codec. I think pretty much everyone understand the 
requirements that the various parties have for that (though it varies 
from vendor to vendor).

-- 
Ian Hickson               U+1047E                )\._.,--....,'``.    fL
http://ln.hixie.ch/       U+263A                /,   _.. \   _\  ;`._ ,.
Things that are impossible just take longer.   `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'
Received on Thursday, 2 July 2009 23:11:25 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Wednesday, 22 January 2020 16:59:13 UTC