[whatwg] The issue of interoperability of the <video> element
_ at whats-your.name
Tue Jun 26 14:23:22 PDT 2007
> But I don't accept that idealistic advocacy regarding encoding format
> support for the <video> element is pointless in the situation in which
> we are today where the market leaders haven't yet decided what they are
> going to do.
they havent? it seems pretty clear to me
adobe - push swf/flv/apollo
microsoft - push windowsmedia/silverlight
apple - push quicktime/h26
due to installed-base LCD, we're stuck with flv unless:
microsoft<>apple agree on a codec, or
webkit<>mozilla<>opera agree on a codec and IE has to cave in and support it too
has any player shown recent interest in change?
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