[whatwg] Javascript API to query supported codecs for <video> and <audio>

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Wed Jun 18 03:03:56 PDT 2008

On Wed, 18 Jun 2008 12:01:13 +0200, <j at oil21.org> wrote:
> as it looks like there will not be a common base codec any time soon,
> there is a need to be able to detect the supported codecs in javascript.
> are there any plans to provide such an interface or is this already
> possible?

Why is that needed? The elements provide a way to link to multiple codecs  
of which the user agent will then make a choice.

Anne van Kesteren

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