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

Christopher Blizzard blizzard at mozilla.com
Wed Jun 24 16:02:13 PDT 2009

On Jun 24, 2009, at 2:31 PM, Remco wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 8:13 AM, Ondrej Certik<ondrej at certik.cz>  
> wrote:
>> So what was the reaction to all of this?
>> Ondrej
> Apparently, the impact was zero:
> http://www.j5live.com/2009/06/22/open-video-conference-an-amazing-step-forward/
> "While reportedly Chrome will ship with Ogg Theora support their
> flagship video site YouTube seems afraid to do so. Their rep at the
> round table stated some pretty audacious things such as continuing the
> myth that Theora wasn’t good enough when clearly that argument was
> directly debunked (the side by side comparisons were even playing on
> HDTV’s at the conference)."
> Remco

Hmm, I was sitting in the audience for that and I don't remember him  
commenting on Theora support at all?  He was their director of music  
for youtube or something.


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