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Free Multimedia is Coming and the FUDing Has Begun

Jun 26, 2009, 04:34 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy Rink)

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"As it stands, most video sites on the internet require proprietary browser plugins to be installed, for example Flash, or RealVideo. The fact that the Ogg formats are free, however, means that support can be built right in to the web browser. Mozilla Firefox, for example, has announced that they plan to support the Ogg formats right out of the box in the upcoming version 3.5. At one point, Ogg was expected to become part of the HTML5 standard."

"Not everyone has been so supportive though...

"Nokia for example, has released a position paper calling Ogg "proprietary..." and what is their first recommendation as alternatives to this "proprietary" Ogg format?"

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