[Wikimedia-l] RfC: Should we support MP4 Video on our sites?

Erik Moeller erik at wikimedia.org
Thu Jan 16 21:24:04 UTC 2014

On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 12:39 PM, Todd Allen <toddmallen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well, after reading that, I am a bit uneasy. Has WMF agreed not to move
> forward if that discussion does not reach a consensus to do so? At this
> point, it looks unlikely that it will.

The point of the RFC is to figure out what to do. A "no consensus"
result seems to argue for the status quo, though possibly with
increased effort on making the experience of using open codecs suck
less for readers & contributors. See
for Brion's initial assessment on what's possible.

Erik Möller
VP of Engineering and Product Development, Wikimedia Foundation

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