[Foundation-l] Google Chrome to support Ogg Theora video natively

philippe philippe.wiki at gmail.com
Thu May 28 21:06:24 UTC 2009

That is seriously good news and demonstrates Wikimedia's leadership in  
the field yet again.

On May 28, 2009, at 3:56 PM, Kat Walsh wrote:

> Another step towards an open web -- Google's Chrome browser is going
> to support Theora video natively with the HTML5 video tag:
> http://blog.internetnews.com/skerner/2009/05/google-chrome-3-adds-html5.html
> http://codereview.chromium.org/115625/diff/1/2
> (Mozilla has already committed to this--and funded some of our
> development of video support also!--and it looks like Opera will as
> well. Video site Dailymotion is now using open video as well:
> http://www.0xdeadbeef.com/weblog/?p=1312 )
> If it weren't for Wikimedia using it, this work probably wouldn't have
> gone into enabling native browser support for it. So thanks to all for
> your work on this. :-)
> Cheers,
> Kat
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