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[whatwg] About the video codec supported in HTML5

From: SA Alfonso Baqueiro <abaqueiro@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Jul 2009 11:37:10 -0500
Message-ID: <62942160907070937g7d849f13y27755e2761bc3070@mail.gmail.com>
In the lack of agreement.

Instead of removing the video section from the spec, we should be
DEMOCRATIC, the codec that more vendors support should get in the spec, like
the goverments are elected.

In this case Ogg Theora will be suported by 3 vendors except Safari, so 3 vs
1, it should get in. The case of H.264 has no majority to be supported.

The whatwg has power, if the standard says something the vendors will have
to implement it to stay on the edge
they have no reason to not do it, more when the the codec of ogg is open and
the source code implementation is out there.

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