Linked by Kroc Camen on Fri 1st Jan 2010 15:36 UTC
Opera Software HTML5 Video is coming to Opera 10.5. Yesterday (or technically, last year--happy new year readers!) Opera released a new alpha build containing a preview of their HTML5 Video support. There's a number of details to note, not least that this is still an early alpha...
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RE[6]: Opera....
by wumip on Sat 2nd Jan 2010 23:21 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Opera...."
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Did you even look at the real world, and how the various ports are doing? Either your Webkit browser moves further apart from Apple's Webkit (the main WK development), or you become a slave of Apple's needs and release cycles. Maybe one or two major companies (Google is a good candidate) can wrestle some control away from Apple, but even Nokia failed miserably, ended up with a crappy fork, and had to throw away their work and start all over.

I didn't say there's necessarily anything bad about Apple controlling WK. It probably is if you need a mobile browser and want to compete against Apple, though.

There are tons of smaller players who will be at the mercy of the main WK maintainer (Apple).

WK is not the answer to your mobile browser wet dreams.

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