[theora] Google to Open-source VP8 for HTML5 Video

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Mon Apr 12 17:17:15 PDT 2010

On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 9:12 PM, Daniel Hendrycks <kondo8 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> "http://newteevee.com/2010/04/12/google-to-open-source-vp8-for-html5-video/"
> Does this mean an end for Theora?

Maybe.  Unlikely.  We don't know yet what Google is actually going to
announce... or for sure they're actually announcing it.  patience :-)

Don't lose sight of the prize: an unencumbered modern baseline for
media on the net and especially the web.  If true, this is fantastic
news, no qualifications necessary.  Besides, I wanna get my hands on
the source ;-)


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