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

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Thu Jul 2 23:11:25 PDT 2009

On Fri, 3 Jul 2009, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
> > 
> > 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.

The only real requirement is that all the relevant implementors be willing 
to ship support for the codec. I think pretty much everyone understand the 
requirements that the various parties have for that (though it varies 
from vendor to vendor).

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