[theora] Chris DiBona's passing comment on Theora + Youtube on the WhatWG list

Ondrej Certik ondrej at certik.cz
Mon Jun 22 23:13:49 PDT 2009

On Sun, Jun 14, 2009 at 10:03 AM, Christopher
Blizzard<blizzard at mozilla.com> wrote:
> I'll be putting this up on the mozilla hacks blog on Monday.  We can
> echo it pretty widely from there.  It's time to change people's
> opinion of Theora in the real world.
> Actually, thinking about it, we haven't spent enough time talking
> about the fact that Vorbis really _is_ a big improvement over mp3 at
> the same bit rates and that good sound can make even a crappy video
> seem better than it is.
> I wonder how much "extra" bandwidth Vorbis provides that could be used
> to improve video quality even more?  Probably not much so it probably
> only has an effect at lower bit rates.

So what was the reaction to all of this?


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