[advocacy] W3C SVG considering using Vorbis
Tue Jul 22 12:27:00 PDT 2003
Dave H wrote:
> Jose Ramirez wrote:
>> There needs to be a new mindset on audio and video, and treat them
>> just like jpegs. Where you save your content in a safe format and
>> years from now it's still viable. I think the next phase of the Web,
>> the multimedia one, will need Vorbis and Theora, just like the first
>> Web needed jpegs.
> I totally agree! I think you're preaching to the converted around here.
> ;o) It goes past audio and video, of course; open document formats
> (OASIS Open Office, DocBook, XHTML, or even ASCII plain text) are also
> vitally important for any document you still want to be able to read ten
> years after it was created.
> I'll see if I can add anything sensible to the discussion on the SVG
> mailing list in a bit...
Since SVG looks to be adding some SMIL features, I can change some SMIL
2.0 examples to promote Vorbis, when Helix is capable. Sometimes a
working example that a person can download and play with, impresses them.
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