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Re: [videoblogging] Re: Youtube supports HTML5 (No more Flash?)

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  • Jan McLaughlin
    There s an interesting discussion about Flash, .h264, iPad, etc. on a recent TWIT: http://aolradio.podcast.aol.com/twit/twit0233.mp3 Jan Jan McLaughlin
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      There's an interesting discussion about Flash, .h264, iPad, etc. on a recent
      TWIT:

      http://aolradio.podcast.aol.com/twit/twit0233.mp3

      Jan

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      On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 8:59 PM, proctorjen <proctorjen@...> wrote:

      > Vimeo has also added an HTML5 player (though they intend to keep it as a
      > companion to Flash):
      >
      > http://vimeo.com/blog:268
      >
      > Jen
      >
      > --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, Jay dedman <jay.dedman@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > We've mentioned rumors before, but here it is:
      > > http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/youtube_begins_to_support_html5.php
      > >
      > > An HTML5 video player will allow videos to be viewed without Adobe's
      > > > Flashplayer plug-in, videos will load faster and developers will be
      > able to
      > > > build all kinds of other intriguing features into a media delivery
      > scheme
      > > > based on the next version of HTML.
      > > > For now users will need to sign-up the HTML5 preview on Test Tube and
      > > > they'll need to be using either Chrome, Safari or the Chrome frame in
      > IE.
      > > >
      > > > The biggest benefit of HTML5 support is that it frees users from the
      > need
      > > > to use proprietary plug-ins like Flash player or Microsoft's
      > Silverlight by
      > > > using a simple bit of code to render video. (Note this caveat regarding
      > the
      > > > lack of codec consensus, however.) If you've used Google's Chrome much,
      > > > you've probably seen how often Flash player crashes in that browser.
      > Firefox
      > > > doesn't deal with Flash well, either.
      > > >
      > >
      > > Here's how I understand it: If Google does it right, you wont notice the
      > > difference. Video will be beautiful and lovely online. But for developers
      > > and creators, the options will multiply because we wont be stuck fucking
      > > with the constraints of Flash players.
      > >
      > > Flash has helped make watching online video easy. Its done its job,
      > thanks.
      > > Now go sit in the corner with Real Audio.
      > >
      > > Jay
      > >
      > >
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