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[whatwg] Make Vorbis a baseline codec for <audio>

From: Arve Bersvendsen <arveb@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2009 11:58:02 +0200
Message-ID: <op.uw5navonbyn2jm@galactica>
On Thu, 16 Jul 2009 03:23:40 +0200, Nils Dagsson Moskopp  
<nils-dagsson-moskopp at dieweltistgarnichtso.net> wrote:

> Am Mittwoch, den 15.07.2009, 19:16 -0500 schrieb Adam Shannon:
>
>> It has been tried but Apple will not implement it due to hardware
>> limitations.
>
> As if. I somehow recall that a few years ago, a Linux Distribution on
> Ipod did Vorbis (and Doom, incidentally - that was the original reason
> for me to put it on said device).
>
> <http://ipodlinux.org/> seems to be dead, though.

The project you're looking for is Rockbox, http://rockbox.org/ -- afaik,  
it does vorbis decoding in software, and had (has?) a battery lifetime  
half of what the stock ipod firmware had.
-- 
Arve Bersvendsen

Opera Software ASA, http://www.opera.com/
Received on Thursday, 16 July 2009 02:58:02 UTC

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