[theora-dev] Update on IETF Internet-Drafts

Ralph Giles giles at xiph.org
Sun Jan 12 20:35:30 PST 2003

On Sunday, January 12, 2003, at 10:17  pm, Dan Miller wrote:

> My vote would be to make OGG the top-level exported term.  It's three 
> letters.  It's a file format.  It could be an extension.  It's what a 
> user will usually see.  It has things in it, and they have names too 
> -- Vorbis, Theora, Speex, Flac, etc.

That's a good argument. And hey, Wired Magazine lists ogg as an 
on-the-up buzzword this month. :)

> Emmett, you gotta do the CEO thing here and make a final decision or 
> the ambiguity will fester and cause illness in our memespace.

I'd rather go with rough consensus and working code. Your suggestion is 
the only reasoned distinction I've heard, so I think we should go with 
theora for the codec alone.


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