Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 14th Jan 2011 22:33 UTC
Google I didn't plan on this, but there's really nothing I can do. Unless you want me to write about the upcoming ten billionth download from the iOS App Store, you'll have to settle for this. On the Chromium blog, Google has clarified its decision to drop H.264 support from the Chrome web browser, and in it, Google basically repeats the things that those concerned about the future of video on the web have been saying for a long time now: H.264 on the web kills innovation.
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RE: This is frustrating
by asdf on Sat 15th Jan 2011 12:09 UTC in reply to "This is frustrating"
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2009-09-23

h.264 has been a ready, working, and exemplary product for years now. The companies that never had any trouble paying the licensing fees - Apple, Microsoft, and Google


And Mozilla and Opera? Oops.

Sure, the big ones don't have any problem with it. The same goes for monopoly. What's so bad about it? The existing big guys never have any problem with it.

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