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

Sanghyeon Seo sanxiyn at gmail.com
Thu Dec 13 03:04:18 PST 2007

2007/12/13, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch>:
> (For <audio> the baseline codec is PCM in WAVE, which is all you really
> need for sound effects. We'll eventually also require whatever audio codec
> is required for <video> to be made available to <audio> just so that a
> high-compression codec is also available, but that's not the primary use
> case. It would make no sense to require a different baseline audio codec
> for the non-sfx use case for <audio> than was required for <video>.)

I thought the main use of <audio> would be background music, not sound
effect. I agree that .wav is good for sound effect though.

Seo Sanghyeon

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