[whatwg] HTML 5, OGG, competition, civil rights, and persons with disabilities
singer at apple.com
Tue Dec 11 15:44:21 PST 2007
At 13:45 -0500 11/12/07, Fernando wrote:
>Please reconsider the decision to exclude the recommendation of the
Theora/OGG Vorbis codec in HTML 5 guidelines.
This entire discussion is founded on a major misapprehension: that
there has been a decision, and that decision was to exclude. This is
simply not true; there is no decision either to include or exclude.
There is a recognition that work is needed.
I and others have spent a great deal of time on this problem already,
working with a number of people, including the W3C staff. Many of us
-- maybe all of us -- agree we need to find a solution that enables
broad interoperability and is in accord with w3c and web practices.
We have not yet reached consensus on having found it. That's all.
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