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: Thumbs Up
by hornett on Tue 2nd Feb 2010 13:26 UTC in reply to "Thumbs Up"
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Am I the only person who prefers quality to Freedom then?

* I'll take NVidia's proprietary drivers over the open nv driver because it works better.

* I'll take Nero AAC encoder over FAAC because it works better.

* I'll take h.264 over Theora/Dirac because it works better.

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