html5 youtube google chrome

Hal Burgiss hal at
Mon Jan 25 16:55:52 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 11:11:09AM -0500, Justin Gruenberg wrote:
> You have to enable HTML5 video on youtube as they are only testing it
> for now otherwise you'll get the flash video version.

Its a publicly announced beta program:
> And also, AFAIK, HTML5 does not specify a single codec to use, as no
> one could agree on a single one to support.

Yes, Chrome and Safari are supporting H.264 now. Firefox has said they will
not over licensing issues. Both youtube and vimeo beta programs are H.264. 


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