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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sad day for internet?
by pabloski on Fri 30th Apr 2010 09:04 UTC
pabloski
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2009-09-28

why?

the internet is google and google will declare the winner between theora/vp8 and h264

do you seriously think microsoft can impose a video format? or apple?

youtube will impose the video format not the software companies

in regards to microsoft, hey it is microsoft, we know they eat FUD, talk FUD and spread FUD around the world

they're incapable of competing in technology with their competitors ( the first are google and apple ) so they're trying to make a living from patent trolling

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