[whatwg] forwarded: Google opens VP8 video codec

James Salsman jsalsman at talknicer.com
Wed May 19 14:58:38 PDT 2010

> From: David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com>
> Subject: [Wikitech-l] VP8 freed!
> To: Wikimedia developers, Wikimedia Commons Discussion List
> http://www.webmproject.org/
> http://openvideoalliance.org/2010/05/google-frees-vp8-codec-for-html5-the-webm-project/?l=en
> http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/Google-open-source-VP8-as-part-of-the-WebM-Project-1003772.html
> Container will be .webm, a modified version of Matroshka. Audio is Ogg Vorbis.
> YouTube is serving up .webm *right now*. Flash will also include .webm.

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