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[3]: Uhm
by kragil on Thu 29th Apr 2010 23:41 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Uhm"
kragil
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I am really not shocked. OK, you would assume they would just use their media framework and hence supporting Theora is as "easy" as installing a plugin.

But the problem with that is that you have to secure all codecs you support and that can be really hard (media players that play a lot of content get security updates all the time)

That is just a excuse of course.
So what I am saying is that if you expect Apple and MS to do really selfish evil moves they will deliver.

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