The W3C Members are now invited to formally review a proposal for a W3C Activity on Video in the Web. Feel free to pitch in as well.
Three charters are proposed:
It is expected that this activity will be significantly revised in the near future to implement additional steps mentioned at the workshop:
- Codecs and containers
- Best practices for video and audio content
Although we have a draft charter for a Best Practices Group, we are still actively investigating the video codecs situation and therefore would like to work on them further before starting a formal review. We decided to request review of a smaller proposal rather than wait further.
I can’t reiterate enough the importance of video codecs for the Web, so it’s definitively a big lack in the current proposal. We’re still looking at this and trying to come up with a path forward. There is not a single week where I don’t devote some amount of time on that one.
By the way, I tried to address all the comments sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you don’t think that one of them was addressed properly or at all, please accept my apologizes and make sure to send me a note pointing them out. I haven’t thoroughly tracked all the comments so it’s possible that I missed some of them, even if I addressed all the others in the same message. And if I happened not to follow your recommendation, you’ll get at least an answer from me at the minimum.