Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 11th Jan 2011 22:21 UTC, submitted by Kroc
Google The WebM project - a VP8 video stream and a Vorbis audio stream wrapped in a Matroska container re-branded as a WebM container - launched by Google, openly supported by every major chip maker, is going to be the major codec for Google's Chrome web browser. Yes, Google is dropping H264 support from the Chrome web browser.
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RE[5]: Not that happy
by MyNameIsNot4Letter on Fri 14th Jan 2011 13:02 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Not that happy"
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Choice is good, MPEG LA has their cards on the table and it should be up to each content producer and each content consumer what codecs they prefer and not.

Choice IS good! And Google is clearly choosing not H.264. In fact it seems Google wants the stay the hell away from it... i do too!


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