Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.

Apple Wary of Ogg Theora: No Agreement Yet on HTML5 Video Standard

Jul 05, 2009, 00:02 (11 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Britta Wuelfing for this link. ]

"Firefox 3.5 and Chrome already support the new video tag of the HTML5 specification. Before it can become a standard, though, more browsers makers have to agree on the codec.

"The major browser vendors are having trouble agreeing on an enconding format for the new HTML tag. As Ian Hickson explains in the whatwg.org mailing list, he removed the two subsections in the HTML5 spec regarding video and audio due to this nonagreement. Hickson summarizes the current situation as follows:"

Complete Story

Related Stories: