Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 13th Apr 2010 18:17 UTC
Google Okay, this news hit my inbox and the OSNews queue this morning (and another ten million times during the day) but since I was doing more important things than OSNews today, I only now have the time to dive into this. A site I've never heard before claims that Google will open source the VP8 video codec next month, providing the world with a high-quality, royalty and patent-free codec, which will most likely cause the internet to spontaneously start farting unicorns.
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RE[3]: Multi-year process
by graigsmith on Wed 14th Apr 2010 01:38 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Multi-year process"
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being that theora is based on an earlier codec from on2. google could just drop the code and then theora would be better than h.264 overnight.

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