[whatwg] Make Vorbis a baseline codec for <audio>

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed Jul 15 17:18:46 PDT 2009

On Thu, 16 Jul 2009, Remco wrote:
> A few years ago, Vorbis as a baseline codec for <audio> was dismissed, 
> because it was expected that the audio codec agreed upon to be used with 
> <video> would also be used with <audio>. Now that agreement on a codec 
> for <video> is out of the question, Vorbis can again be considered as a 
> baseline codec for <audio>.

Given the problem we had with the video codec, I would like to request 
that those of you interested in getting a standard audio codec do so by 
directly working with the browser vendors to get an agreement.

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