On Thu, 2010-05-20 at 18:39 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
"All videos that are 720p or larger, uploaded to YouTube after May 19th,
will be be encoded in WebM."
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.
Already going through review, though I wonder if it needs to go through
legal as well:
* Gstreamer plugins - Is it separate? Is anyone looking into that?
They're currently separate branches of the usual -base, -good, and -bad
GStreamer plugins. They will be merged in the near future, and will
probably land in F13 as soon as the merges are done, and releases
* Firefox nightly has support for it. I don't know if Mozilla
release in time or we should look into backporting it and getting
This is dependent on libvpx as well.
* Chromium devel has support for it too. Spot has a repo running
is widely used and should be updated
Any grand plans? Should we put up a feature page?
I'd expect most of the support to end up in F13 updates, so I'm not sure
a feature page really makes sense.