Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 14th Mar 2012 19:37 UTC
Internet & Networking Ever since it became clear that Google was not going to push WebM as hard as they should have, the day would come that Mozilla would be forced to abandon its ideals because the large technology companies don't care about an open, unencumbered web. No decision has been made just yet, but Mozilla is taking its first strides to adding support for the native H.264 codecs installed on users' mobile systems. See it as a thank you to Mozilla for all they've done for the web.
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RE[2]: Comment by RichterKuato
by wanker90210 on Thu 15th Mar 2012 10:11 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by RichterKuato"
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One of the selling point of H.264 (sorry for being a pointdexter but x264 is the free H.264 codec/tool done by the VLC lads) compared to VP8 is that basically everything has hardware acceleration for H.264. If you don't, it could be extravagant settings that aren't h/w supported. Eg the iPhone only deals with baseline H.264.

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