[whatwg] Video proposals
Håkon Wium Lie
howcome at opera.com
Fri Mar 16 16:58:37 PDT 2007
Also sprach Robert Brodrecht:
> > I'd rather make <video> and <audio> optional so that those who cannot
> > support these Ogg on these elements (for whatever reason) can still
> > comply with the spec. They can also support proprietary codecs through
> > <object>.
> Do you mean make the elements themselves optional to support?
Yes. If a vendor, for some reason, is unable to support the Ogg
codecs, I think it's better that they (a) do not support <video>, than
(b) they support <video> with proprietary codecs only.
Interoperability has more value than conformace.
Håkon Wium Lie CTO °þe®ª
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