[Linux-aus] Fwd: Ogg Vorbis and Theora removed from HTML5

Michael Chesterton chesty at chesterton.id.au
Sun Dec 16 09:09:06 UTC 2007

On 16/12/2007, at 1:47 PM, Janet Hawtin wrote:

> via LINK
> In move that can only be described as a FUD-driven attempt by Apple
> and other proprietary codec holders or supporters, the W3 has so far
> bowed to pressure to remove Ogg/Vorbis and Theora from the emerging
> HTML-5 specification.

Annoyingly I can't find a reference, but I read somewhere the text  
removed was
replaced with something that was stronger in support for open,  

Michael Chesterton

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