Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 13th Jan 2011 20:31 UTC
Internet & Networking And the fallout from Google's decision to drop H.264 support from its Chrome web browser continues to fall. Opera's Haavard - speaking on his own behalf - slammed the article which appeared on Ars Technica earlier today, while Micrsoft's Tim Sneath likened Google's move to the president of the United States banning English in favour of Esperanto. Also within, a rant (there's no other word for it) about the disrespect displayed by H.264 proponents towards the very open source community that saved and invigorated the web.
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RE: H.264 can't lose
by M.Onty on Thu 13th Jan 2011 23:20 UTC in reply to "H.264 can't lose"
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Google doesn't have the same level of influence that they used to.

When did Google have more influence than they do now?

I don't think Google are picking a fight with Flash, but rather trying to control the "second place" option, HTML5.

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