Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 31st Jan 2010 14:20 UTC, submitted by lemur2
Internet & Networking Despite the recent interest in adopting HTML5's video tag, there is still one major problem: there is no mandated standard video codec for the video tag. The two main contestants are the proprietary and patended h264, and the open and free Theora. In a comment on an LWN.net article about this problematic situation, LWN reader Trelane posted an email exchange he had with MPEG-LA, which should further cement Theora as the obvious choice.
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RE[7]: Theora
by KAMiKAZOW on Sun 31st Jan 2010 20:02 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Theora"
KAMiKAZOW
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Surely for a static file, the webserver will sent a size header?

Read the quote. There is no size information in Ogg headers -- at least not yet.

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