web-m and Fedora 14

Bruno Wolff III bruno at wolff.to
Thu May 20 13:19:49 UTC 2010

On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 18:39:41 +0530,
  Rahul Sundaram <metherid at gmail.com> wrote:
> So you all already heard the news,  Google has released web-m as a
> royalty free format under a BSD license style license.  They have also
> have started using it in YouTube.  So if we get things aligned, Fedora
> 14 would be able to play YouTube out of the box which is a pretty major
> thing not to mention a boost for the open web. 

This is a huge deal for the web and for individual people (did you know
there are restrictions on what you do with output from digital cameras
that use h264?), so be sure to thank Google for doing this.

Expect a patent fight before the end of this.

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