Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 11th Nov 2010 22:36 UTC, submitted by lemur2
Google Earlier this year, Google finally did what many of us hoped it would do: release the VP8 codec as open source. It became part of the WebM project, which combines VP8 video with Vorbis audio in a Matroshka container. The product manager for the WebM project, John Luther, gave an update on the status of the project - and it's doing great.
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RE: umm
by umccullough on Thu 11th Nov 2010 23:19 UTC in reply to "umm"
umccullough
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2006-01-26

The title implies that 80% of the videos served 'daily' by YouTube are in WebM.


Good lord, it's a headline! Headline ambiguity is a standard part of journalism...

The article later clarifies: "available in WebM".

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RE[2]: umm
by koki on Thu 11th Nov 2010 23:31 in reply to "RE: umm"
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2005-10-17

Headline ambiguity is a standard part of journalism...


You missed one word in your statement. Let me rephrase it for you: Headline ambiguity is a standard part of *poor* journalism.

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RE[3]: umm
by Thom_Holwerda on Thu 11th Nov 2010 23:47 in reply to "RE[2]: umm"
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RE[3]: umm
by umccullough on Fri 12th Nov 2010 00:29 in reply to "RE[2]: umm"
umccullough Member since:
2006-01-26

Headline ambiguity is a standard part of *poor* journalism.


Depends on what your goal is ;)

At least it forced me to read the article to find out what it meant.

Edited 2010-11-12 00:32 UTC

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