[rtcweb] RTCWEB needs an Internet Codec

Alan Johnston <alan.b.johnston@gmail.com> Wed, 29 August 2012 03:41 UTC

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Subject: [rtcweb] RTCWEB needs an Internet Codec
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The RTCWEB effort needs an Internet codec.  This is why Opus is the
right choice.  RTCWEB also needs one codec for backwards compatibility
with the VoIP world.  This is why G.711 is also the right choice.

Any G.mumble codec is NOT an Internet codec and will not have the same
performance on the Internet as one that was designed for the Internet!
 If anyone doesn't understand what that means, go back and examine the
CODEC Working Group archives to get educated.

If someone wants another codec instead of Opus, then they need to
propose another Internet codec.  Otherwise, we are not serving the

- Alan -