[whatwg] Codecs for <audio> and <video>

Silvia Pfeiffer silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 2 18:30:17 PDT 2009

On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 10:36 AM, Ian Hickson<ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Fri, 3 Jul 2009, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
>> That action I can understand. But then I would say we should have a
>> collection of things that we need to work on for a second version of
>> HTML5, which obviously includes the baseline codec question and also
>> audio/video a11y, and probably many more things I am not aware of. Is
>> there such a list somewhere? Since all these things are now being pulled
>> out of the spec, they need to continue living somewhere else.
> The spec itself documents these in comments in the source. Search for
> "v2" in the spec source.

Ok, cool.

> The codecs issue is being still actively worked on by a number of parties,
> as it has been for over a year now; the removal of the sections from the
> spec doesn't affect this. I still hold high hopes that one day we can find
> a solution to this that all vendors are willing to implement.

The bit that would be important to keep is the list of requirements on
a baseline codec.


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