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

Geoffrey Sneddon foolistbar at googlemail.com
Thu Dec 13 13:53:05 PST 2007

On 13 Dec 2007, at 21:29, Manuel Amador (Rudd-O) wrote:

>> 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>.)
> Of course it would make sense.  People use their Web pages to put up  
> music all
> the time, much more often than for sound FX.  They aren't gonna  
> upload files
> tens of megabytes in size for each song!

Huh? I think you've misunderstood what you're quoting, i.e., there  
will be two audio codecs supported for <audio>:
- PCM in WAVE.
- Whatever is chosen for <video>.

Geoffrey Sneddon

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