[whatwg] On implementing videos with multiple tracks in HTML5

Monty Montgomery xiphmont at gmail.com
Mon May 31 04:39:17 PDT 2010

2010/5/31 Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au>:

> WebM, just like Matroska, certainly does support multiple video and audio
> tracks.  The current limitation is that browser implementations don't yet
> provide an interface or API for track selection.

It could, but the spec currently explicitly disallows it.  Has that
changed while I was not looking?

Also, Silvia-- one reason Ogg was designed the way it was so that
remuxing was trivial-- it was a simple as deciding what pages to send
out.  The remuxing was trivial ("shuffling a deck of cards; the cards
remain unchanged")


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