[OT] Re: html5 youtube google chrome

Dave Woyciesjes woyciesjes at sbcglobal.net
Mon Jan 25 18:17:57 UTC 2010


NoOp wrote:
> On 01/25/2010 07:41 AM, Mark Fraser wrote:
>> On Monday 25 Jan 2010 03:47:16 Johnneylee Rollins wrote:
> ...
>>> As far as I know, you only need a html5 compliant web browser. Firefox
>>> has some support I think. Always a single google away.
>>> ...
>>> Back, only Apple's Safari has full support for HTML5 at the moment.
>> The way I understood it was that there are 2 video codecs in HTML5 - Ogg 
>> Theora and H.264. Mozilla will only support the open source Ogg, 
> 
> A bit off topic for this list... but:
> https://developer.mozilla.org/en/HTML5_support_in_Mozilla
> 
>> but Apple 
>> will only support the closed source H.264.
>>
>> You Tube currently uses H.264.
>>

And a little more related info:
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/01/22/youtube_html5_player/

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