Linked by Kroc Camen on Thu 29th Apr 2010 23:04 UTC
Internet Explorer I am almost flabbergasted by the spin and blunt-face upon which this news is delivered. We were just discussing the pot calling the kettle black with Apple / Adobe and now Microsoft have also come out in favour of a closed video format for an open web--IE9's HTML5 video support will allow H264 only. Update Now that the initial shock is over, I've rewritten the article to actually represent news rather than something on Twitter.
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RE[3]: Uhm
by umccullough on Fri 30th Apr 2010 00:03 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Uhm"
umccullough
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2006-01-26

That means I still won't be able to experience the full web on my Haiku R1 install once it's here.


I would guess that you will be able to, but perhaps not without infringing the H.264 patents ;)

Haiku does include ffmpeg for its video codecs, which includes libavcodec, which includes an h264 decoder last I checked.

So, you may eventually experience the "full web" on Haiku, but not without potentially breaking the law.

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RE[4]: Uhm
by aliquis on Fri 30th Apr 2010 18:59 in reply to "RE[3]: Uhm"
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2005-07-23