[MPEG-OTSPEC] near-term OT spec work

David Singer singer at apple.com
Fri Oct 9 17:05:03 CEST 2020

> On 9Oct, 2020, at 0:37 , Simon Cozens <simon at simon-cozens.org> wrote:
> On 09/10/2020 01:01, David Singer wrote:
>> It’ll certainly help at the right time. But I would suggest that until we have worked out the venue question (which may dictate format and style) and how we are going to avoid going from having two font specs (OT and OFF) to three (OT, ISO OFF and something new), it might be premature to get too far.
> As I understand it, an ISO standard can have a new edition which substantially (or entirely) replaces the text of the old. If the industry coalesces around a preferred text, this can be submitted to ISO for standardisation.

Absolutely. I’ve completely re-organized the base MP4 spec. before and we’re contemplating a major re-write of several sections right now. It just takes work, patience, and responding to comments.

Dave Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple

singer at apple.com

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