Idealism vs. Pragmatism: Mozilla Debates Supporting H.264 Video Playback

The HTML5 video element should have been a game-changer for web video, but a dispute over video codecs has prevented that from happening. However, Mozilla, a long time opponent of the patent-encumbered H.264 codec, has changed its mind and decided to support H.264 on mobile devices.

Idealism vs. Pragmatism: Mozilla Debates Supporting H.264 Video Playback