[theora] Google is acquiring On2

Lino Mastrodomenico l.mastrodomenico at gmail.com
Wed Aug 5 11:18:46 PDT 2009

FYI, Google is acquiring On2:


Also on Slashdot:


Anyone knows what, if anything, this means for Theora, open video
and/or the Xiph.Org Foundation?

Wild speculation: considering that they complained about the
bitrate/quality of Theora for Youtube and they are supposed to be "not
evil", maybe Google wants to free one of the new On2 codecs?

Lino Mastrodomenico

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