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  • Google's WebM draws praise, critiques

    The news this week of Google's open-source release of the HD video codec VP8 plays into the ongoing debate over which video codec browsers can use to display high-definition video without a plug-in, such as Adobe Flash or Microsoft Silverlight.

    Written by Joab Jackson21 May 10 03:57
  • Vendor squabbles cause W3C to scrap codec requirement

    The latest rewrite of the Web's mother tongue won't recommend the use of specific audio and video encoding formats that could make it cheaper and easier for people to distribute multimedia content.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk03 July 09 05:48