[whatwg] Video Tag Proposal

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Sun Mar 28 07:15:35 PDT 2010

2010/3/28 Remco <remco47 at gmail.com>:

> This is what I don't understand either. It's not like H.264 won't be
> successful if another baseline format is specified in the
> recommendation. So, all this PR about submarine patents to scare
> people away from unencumbered formats is not necessary. Recommending
> an unencumbered format like MPEG 1 or H.263 or Dirac or Theora (the
> last one having the best quality of the bunch) will help tremendously
> with the standardization of the Internet, and if Apple wants to use a
> different format for their higher-quality videos, that's fine too.

One editor works for Apple, the other works for Google.

- d.

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