A nail in Flash's coffin: YouTube is running an HTML5 Beta

Posted by Steven_Rosenber on Dec 9, 2010 3:49 AM EDT
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YouTube is running an HTML5 trial that will allow those with compatible browsers to enjoy the site's millions of videos without the Flash Player/plugin. The fact that maybe 99 percent (I don't know the exact figure, but it's huge) of web-delivered video comes wrapped in Flash, a protocol controlled by one company — and only available on platforms that company deems worthy — is a major disturbance in the Force.

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