Baseline Codecs for web video

Posted on Mon 17 January 2011 in geek • Tagged with codecs, google, h264, open, standards, video, web

A lot of 'net comment has been generated in the last few days following Google's announcement that they will be dropping support for H.264 in future versions of their Chromium browser. They expound on their decision here.

In making this move they join the ranks of Mozilla in supporting …

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Thoughts on Steve

Posted on Tue 04 May 2010 in geek • Tagged with codecs, flash, h264, ogg, patents, theora, video

The current spat between Apple's Steve Jobs and Adobe has been amusing to watch from the sidelines. There is an irony in Apple having a go at Adobe for supporting a closed proprietary de-facto standard like Flash. Much as it pains me to say it on most of the points …

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