Linked by David Adams on Mon 5th Jul 2010 17:54 UTC, submitted by Skeletor
Google "While HTML5's video support enables us to bring most of the content and features of YouTube to computers and other devices that don't support Flash Player, it does not yet meet all of our needs," said YouTube programmer John Harding in a blog post Tuesday. "Today, Adobe Flash provides the best platform for YouTube's video distribution requirements, which is why our primary video player is built with it."
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Youtube HTML5 is WebM/H.264, not Theora.

Firefox stable only supports Theora HTML5 video, for now.

Firefox sucks then.

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sj87 Member since:

Too noob for the internet, eh?

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tuma324 Member since:

Too noob for the internet, eh?

Maybe, and I don't care about knowing the details of a fucking video codec. I have much better things to do with my time. If Firefox can't show a video and other browsers can then it's Firefox that sucks.

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