H.264 in Fedora 17!
luya at fedoraproject.org
Wed Mar 21 01:46:51 UTC 2012
On 20/03/12 02:23 PM, Fedora Video wrote:
> Why is Mozilla doing this? It is clear enough: Non-support of H.264
> is making them irrelevant. They've gone from the #1 browser to the #4
> directly as a result of not adopting H.264. H.264 is the only video
> that is good enough for the web and the alternatives are just as
> patented which is why Google did not make good on their commitments to
> deploy them. Even Youtube only offers WebM on a small number of
> unpopular videos: The bandwidth demands of a full WebM deployment
> would put them out of business and would break their site on apple
> devices which don't work if WebM is offered.
WebM is actually superiour to H.264, some manufacturers already include
it on their chipsets. The real issue has a lot to do with politics
rather than technologies. As long governements allow corporations to
decide their own way, the biggest losers are the users because of
You could say the same thing with WMV, AAC yet they are not wildly adopted.
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