Linked by Kroc Camen on Thu 29th Apr 2010 23:04 UTC
Internet Explorer I am almost flabbergasted by the spin and blunt-face upon which this news is delivered. We were just discussing the pot calling the kettle black with Apple / Adobe and now Microsoft have also come out in favour of a closed video format for an open web--IE9's HTML5 video support will allow H264 only. Update Now that the initial shock is over, I've rewritten the article to actually represent news rather than something on Twitter.
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RE[2]: 1-2 Punch
by David on Thu 29th Apr 2010 23:29 UTC in reply to "RE: 1-2 Punch"
David
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(and no, I didn't put much thought into my comment)

But thinking about it now, I'm not talking about extending h264, I'm talking about the nascent HTML5 video utopia. They're embracing HTML 5 video by talking about how great it is, extending it by promoting the html5/h264 combo, and extinguishing the utopia by trying to forever tie the open html5 standard to the closed h264 pseudo-standard.

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