html5 youtube google chrome
Karl F. Larsen
klarsen1 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 25 14:01:12 UTC 2010
Hal Burgiss wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 06:22:55AM -0700, Karl F. Larsen wrote:
>> For an old man who has no idea what html5 is, or what it
>> does, can someone point me to a place to just learn what it is
>> with some examples?
> I am sure wikipedia has a nice explantion.
> In a nutshell it is the next generation standard for displaying web content.
> Those standards tell a web browser how to display various types of content.
> It is the successor to HTML4 and XHTML, and is being pushed by Google and
> others. The current standards are quiet ancient. Chrome, Safari and FF are
> beginning to support various aspects of html5.
> Most relevant to the current discussion is the "video" tag that is part of the
> new standard and allows streaming video content in formats other than flash,
> which is a closed, proprietary product from Adobe (though "free" and readily
> available). Both google and vimeo have html5 beta programs.
Thanks and I see where the money is pointing. Google can
really make waves when they want to. But I read part of the
html5 definition and it said it must be backward compatable,
but this often is forgot.
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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