[whatwg] Google's use of FFmpeg in Chromium and Chrome

On Sat, Jun 6, 2009 at 5:03 PM, Peter Kasting <pkasting at google.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Jun 6, 2009 at 2:34 PM, King InuYasha <ngompa13 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Mainly because ffmpeg has way more than H.264 and other MPEG4 profile
>> codecs. FFmpeg has a lot more than MPEG4 and MPEG2 and having licenses just
>> for those might not be enough.
> Why are you assuming that the FFMPEG binaries with Google Chrome are
> compiled with support for all possible codecs that the FFMPEG sources can be
> compiled to support?
> PK

Because until about 10 minutes ago, I was unaware that FFmpeg could be
compiled to strip out codecs that you don't want.
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