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[7]: My own opinion
by michi on Fri 14th Jan 2011 12:02 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: My own opinion"
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To add different containers the company that makes the editors itself must add support for it. And that just won't happen, apart for Adobe.

If Google switches YouTube to use WebM exclusively, a sizable fraction of all videos available on the web will use WebM. If this happens, nobody will be able to ignore WebM without losing a lot of market share.

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