Re: [rtcweb] Video codec selection - way forward

Gustavo Garcia <ggb@tokbox.com> Thu, 14 November 2013 05:35 UTC

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Subject: Re: [rtcweb] Video codec selection - way forward
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8. All entities MUST support VP8 and H.264 is RECOMMENDED to implement

Ensure interoperability with a common codec and avoid transcoding when
interconnecting with non-WebRTC platforms/devices as much as possible.


On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 12:23 PM, Gonzalo Camarillo <
Gonzalo.Camarillo@ericsson.com>; 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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