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

Christopher Blizzard blizzard at mozilla.com
Tue Jun 23 08:49:01 PDT 2009

On Jun 22, 2009, at 11:13 PM, Ondrej Certik wrote:

> 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?
> Ondrej

Sorry, in what sense?


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