[theora] bad news: IE9 with HTML5+h264

Christopher Blizzard blizzard at mozilla.com
Thu Mar 18 09:05:44 PDT 2010

On 3/17/2010 11:39 AM, Ralph Giles wrote:
>> >  It was expected. reason is very simple. They (including chrome) have lot of
>> >  fear from Firefox ( which do not support h264+html5 )
> I'd think it has more do to with MS already shipping decoders for
> those formats. They have much to fear from Safari on the iPhone as
> well...

It's also important to note two other things:

1. No more XP support for IE9.
2. 60% of our user base is still on XP.

So this does little to advance a universal format for video on the web.  
Still lots of room in this space for others to define it.


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