OT: Removal of Ogg Vorbis and Theora from HTML5

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at verizon.net
Mon Jan 21 11:23:53 GMT 2008

On Monday 21 January 2008, Nigel Ridley wrote:
>I know this is OT (but it has more to do with Linux, Kubuntu and Open
>Source than the last OT about the Bible):
>Nokia and Apple have privately pushed to give Ogg the noose treatment
>(and so
>far succeeded) in HTML5. This destroyed all hope of having free (as in
>freedom) media embedded in HTML5 in an interoperable way.
>I have just read and signed the online petition:
>    "Use free standards"
>hosted on the web by PetitionOnline.com, the free online petition
>service, at:
>    http://www.PetitionOnline.com/lortow3/
>I personally agree with what this petition says, and I think you might
>agree, too.  If you can spare a moment, please take a look, and consider
>signing yourself.
>Let's fight for our future....

>OliveRoot Ministries

Cheers, Gene
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