[ubuntu-uk] Google Chrome OS Announced

Bruce Durling bld at otfrom.com
Wed Jul 8 12:18:00 BST 2009


2009/7/8 Farran Lee <fazzy.baboon at ntlworld.com>:
> I'm not sure how correct this is, but I read somewhere (might've been on
> here :P) that the HTML5 standard doesn't actually include the opensource
> media stuff, because Microsoft and I think another corporation didn't
> like it. However, Mozilla and most other groups have included it anyway.
>
> Tell me if I'm wrong, I probably am, but just thought I'd mention it :)

Apple killed the open source (ogg) codec stuff with some help from
Google from what I've read. There seem to be some worries about ogg
infringing patents.

Good overview here: http://lwn.net/Articles/340132/

cheers,
Bruce



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