[Bug 412647]

Josh Triplett josh at joshtriplett.org
Thu Mar 8 01:41:51 UTC 2012

(In reply to Connor Behan from comment #245)
> (In reply to Ralph Giles (:rillian) from comment #241)
> > Running codecs which other browsers don't support doesn't help web authors.
> > Our goal is not to inspire web pages 'Best viewed in Firefox'. Quite the
> > opposite. So adding the wide range of formats gstreamer offers doesn't
> > advance the web as a platform.
> But these are formats that other browsers DO support. It's the main reason
> that Firefox has been losing so much ground to Chrome. Users aren't happily
> taking up your mission of resisting H.264 and most of them don't even know
> why H.264 videos are failing to play for them. I've heard many people shrug
> it off as "firefox is buggy with video, use chrome."


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