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Re: [News] Call for Google to Support Ogg, Standards and HTML5

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____/ JeffM on Friday 15 Jan 2010 02:47 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>High Time for HTML5 from YouTube: Please Vote
>>|if you agree with the call to
>>|âSupport HTML5 open web video with open formatsâ
>>bringing theora to youtube (the hard way)
> The discussion of this on Slashdot placed heavy emphasis
> on Google's planned acquisition of On2 Technologies
> which, if that goes as planned,
> could allow Google to open those formats
> and just start using those (more efficient) codecs--not Theora.
> The theory is that Google is too big not to have their default
> accepted
> as the new "standard" in place of Flash.
> http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=10/01/13/2323210&threshold=5#30760962
> http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=10/01/13/2323210&threshold=5#30760802
> http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=10/01/13/2323210&threshold=5#30760562

If it's FLOSS-friendly, that's OK. Ogg monoculture would not be good, either.

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