Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 31st Jan 2010 14:20 UTC, submitted by lemur2
Internet & Networking Despite the recent interest in adopting HTML5's video tag, there is still one major problem: there is no mandated standard video codec for the video tag. The two main contestants are the proprietary and patended h264, and the open and free Theora. In a comment on an article about this problematic situation, LWN reader Trelane posted an email exchange he had with MPEG-LA, which should further cement Theora as the obvious choice.
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RE[2]: Theora
by marcp on Sun 31st Jan 2010 17:55 UTC in reply to "RE: Theora"
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That's another reason why Mozilla should've opted for a GStreamer-based solution right from the start.

You must be joking. GStreamer is a terrible mess ... please.

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