[whatwg] Xiph.Org Statement Regarding the HTML5 Draft and the Ogg Codec Set

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Thu Dec 13 02:32:48 PST 2007

On Dec 13, 2007, at 2:13 AM, Christopher Monty Montgomery wrote:

> As our intent is not to suprise anyone (especially not the working
> group), I'm attaching a copy of the press statement we've prepared in
> response to the ongoing Ogg-in-HTML5 brouhaha.  An HTML version of the
> same release is now at http://www.xiph.org/press although not all of
> the mirrors may have picked it up yet.

It's unfortunate that this press release conflates Ogg, Vorbis and  
Theora. They do not have equivalent deployment, testing and review  
status (or for that matter technical quality), and this is already a  
widespread point of confusion.

Otherwise, well stated.


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