Archive for July 1, 2009

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Codecs for <video> and <audio>

Interesting post from Ian Hickson (via John Gruber):

After an inordinate amount of discussions, both in public and privately, on the situation regarding codecs for <video> and <audio> in HTML5, I have reluctantly come to the conclusion that there is no suitable codec that all vendors are willing to implement and ship.


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