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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Open the web
by r.j.l on Mon 1st Feb 2010 09:22 UTC
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The web standards should be free and open so that all people not matter what their economic conditions are they can access the content.

What will they try and close off next?

Fix it now or we will all lose

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