[theora] This is a sad day for interoperability in the Web

Charles Iliya Krempeaux supercanadian at gmail.com
Tue Aug 21 09:27:25 PDT 2007

This demo is pretty cool...


Nice eye candy for non-developers.

See ya

On 8/21/07, Maik Merten <maikmerten at gmx.net> wrote:
> Anybody surprised?
> A money making machine like Adobe couldn't care less to shift some money
> to MPEG-LA. I guess they just wanted to have something to counter the
> VC-1 powered Silverlight threat. As a nice side effect (from their
> perspective) they put another burden on any competitors that try to
> implement Flash.
> Flash is proprietary and closed and it'll stay that way, no matter if
> they ship additional codecs with it or not. From a free software
> perspective Flash always was and will always be an uninhabitable
> wasteland. It's time to move on and see if we can support open
> alternatives.
> So instead of mourning over Flash let's e.g. look at what Chris Double
> is doing with open standards and formats... SVG, HTML and Ogg:
> http://www.bluishcoder.co.nz/2007/08/svg-video-demo.html
> Cool stuff.
> Maik Merten
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    Charles Iliya Krempeaux, B.Sc. <http://ChangeLog.ca/>

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