Re: [rtcweb] Congratuiations on the Cisco announcement - but we still prefer VP8

David Singer <singer@apple.com> Thu, 07 November 2013 06:10 UTC

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Subject: Re: [rtcweb] Congratuiations on the Cisco announcement - but we still prefer VP8
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On Nov 2, 2013, at 19:34 , Emil Ivov <emcho@jitsi.org> wrote:

> Compared to VP8, H.264 baseline is only marginally better than H.263. This makes it hard to justify the inconvenience of post-installation additions.

Baseline is better than VP8, I think.  But I don't think this debate is about the codec quality, as previously noted (within reason).

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.