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[whatwg] Suddenly, ~40% of IE users get HTML5 Theora with no effort

From: David Gerard <dgerard@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 7 Feb 2010 03:03:43 +0000
Message-ID: <fbad4e141002061903r7652bc67mb3d7d855405fb789@mail.gmail.com>
On 7 February 2010 02:12, Kornel Lesinski <kornel at geekhood.net> wrote:

> There's also Cortado Theora player which can work for those who don't have
> Silverlight, but have Java.
> I've tested it - it's good enough for small videos (too slow for HD
> unfortunately) and can be used to implement basic <video> interface.

Yeah, Wikimedia uses it for people without HTML5 Theora. I've always
found the Java startup time horrible and was very happy when Firefox
3.5 made this stuff Just Work.

- d.
Received on Saturday, 6 February 2010 19:03:43 UTC

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