Re: [rtcweb] Video codec selection - way forward

cowwoc <cowwoc@bbs.darktech.org> Wed, 13 November 2013 20:47 UTC

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Hi Gonzalo,

I like your proposal, except for #4. I believe that for this to work, 
all entities must follow the same rules, not just the browsers.

Can the person who proposed #4 please explain the reasoning behind it?

Thanks,
Gili

On 13/11/2013 3:23 PM, Gonzalo Camarillo wrote:
> Folks,
>
> I hope everybody had a safe trip back home after Vancouver.
>
> As you all know, we need to make progress regarding the selection of the
> MTI video codec. The following are some of the alternatives we have on
> the table:
>
>   1. All entities MUST support H.264
>   2. All entities MUST support VP8
>   3. All entities MUST support both H.264 and VP8
>   4. Browsers MUST support both H.264 and VP8
>   5. All entities MUST support either H.264 or VP8
>   6. All entities MUST support H.261
>   7. There is no MTI video codec
>
> If you want the group to consider additional alternatives to the ones
> above, please let the group know within the following *two weeks*. At
> that point, the chairs will be listing all the received alternatives and
> proposing a process to select one among them.
>
> Please, send your proposals in an email to the list. You do not need to
> write a draft; just send the text you would like to see in the final
> document regarding video codecs.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Gonzalo
> Responsible AD for this WG
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