Linux Needs Open Multimedia on the Web

The state of web multimedia on Linux is pitiful. Proprietary codecs, plug-ins and closed standards are helping to keep Linux a second rate citizen. What Linux needs is not another proprietary framework like Moonlight, but more open standards. Can Google help by making YouTube a Theora-fest?

Linux Needs Open Multimedia on the Web

1 Response to “Linux Needs Open Multimedia on the Web”


  • By “multimedia” I presume you mean video? Yes, that’s a problem.

    For all other aspects of “multimedia”, Canvas has it covered. See the amazing Processing.js library by John Resig of jQuery fame.

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