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[4]: Uhm
by umccullough on Fri 30th Apr 2010 16:35 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Uhm"
umccullough
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2006-01-26

The Haiku media kit supports h.264 playback today. It's based on ffmpeg after all.


Just a minor nit here - Haiku's media kit is *not* based on ffmpeg - but it does have an ffmpeg-based media addon which can support any codec supported by ffmpeg if there aren't any other suitable addons available for a given codec.

Thus, ffmpeg is basically used as a "backup" addon module in this capacity.

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