Sad day for open standards

Its a sad day when one of the most open of standards bodies bows to corporate pressure.

Removal of Ogg Vorbis and Theora from HTML5: an outrageous disaster

Lift the cat who was amongst the pigeons up and put him back on his pedestal for now. (remove requirement on ogg for now)

The W3C Video on the Web Workshop starts tomorrow. Hopfully Silvia can help kick some heads back into shape.

Update: Possibly with a silver lining though, check out K’s take on the change HTML5 for free media: Today on #whatwg.

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