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

Charles Pritchard chuck at jumis.com
Mon Jul 6 18:24:12 PDT 2009

Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Mon, 6 Jul 2009, Charles Pritchard wrote:
>>> This is on the list of things to consider in a future version. At this 
>>> point I don't really want to add new features yet because otherwise 
>>> we'll never get the browser vendors caught up to implementing the same 
>>> spec. :-)
>> Consider a programmable <audio> element as a priority.
> Could you elaborate on what your use cases are? Is it just the ability to 
> manually decode audio tracks?
Some users could manually decode a Vorbis audio stream.

I'm interested in altering pitch and pre-mixing channels.
I believe some of these things are explored in CSS already.

There are accessibility cases, for the visually impaired,
and I think that they will be better explored.


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