Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 20th Apr 2011 09:20 UTC
Google The revolution has begun! Web video will be freed from the shackles of the MPEG-LA and the dreaded claws of patents and incomprehensible licenses! Sorry, I got a little carried away there. Anywho, YouTube has announced all new videos uploaded to the site will be transcoded into WebM, and that the most important part of the site's catalogue is already available in WebM.
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RE[4]: What Youtube SHOULD do!!
by Spiron on Wed 20th Apr 2011 12:18 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: What Youtube SHOULD do!!"
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I think this has more to do with the fact that the html5 standard ISNT FINISHED and every different engine has its own way of displaying certain tags and no engine supports exactly the same tags as every other engine. Thus when designing a page that is intended to be used by people using all sorts of browsers devs build the site in html4 to make sure that everyone gets the same experience. Thats not to say that there aren't devs who didn't build because of your reason, it just unlikely that that was the main reason

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