Re: video codecs in HTML 5
Le vendredi 23 mars 2007 à 12:41 +0100, Maik Merten a écrit :
> | User agents should support Ogg Theora video and Ogg Vorbis audio, as
> | well as the Ogg container format. [THEORA] [VORBIS] [OGG]"
> This basically means the free Ogg formats, which are included in Debian
> already, form a basic set of codecs that are recommended to be supported
> by all browsers.
> Recently Apple joined the discussion and questioned if the Ogg formats
> should get such a recommendation (
> ). The following discussion implies Apple wants to see MPEG4 being used
> for embedded video in browsers. These codecs are not free (they demand a
> fee for it) and restrict distribution of software containing them.
Maybe it would be a good idea to push h.264 now the related patents have
been invalidated. It provides a much better compression level than Ogg
> This would mean Debian may have to strip support for <video> from all
> shipped browsers. That would mean many Debian users can't legally access
> parts of the web.
Fortunately not. We have free MPEG-4 decoders, thanks.
: :' : We are debian.org. Lower your prices, surrender your code.
`. `' We will add your hardware and software distinctiveness to
`- our own. Resistance is futile.