>It seems if Google bought YouTube, Google should continue the tradition of open-source and use a video codec technology that is free and open-source instead of H.264. I am not familiar with H.265 vs Ogg Theora, but if the technology is equal then I say go for Ogg Theora. Free gives for better adoption, no?
Mozilla takes on YouTube video choice | Deep Tech – CNET News: “YouTube, which delivers vastly more video streams over the Web than any competitor, has come down on one side of the divide, supporting the H.264 codec for HTML5 video on its TestTube site. But after Google made the move, several involved in developing Mozilla’s Firefox browser began preaching a royalty-free alternative called Ogg Theora.”