Mozilla gives in, adds H.264 video support to Firefox Nightly builds

Rick

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After years of throwing its weight behind Google's VP8 video codec (aka: WebM), Mozilla has officially slipped support for H.264 video into its Firefox Nightly builds -- but only for Windows 7 users. Although once a battle waged to fight...

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It purchased the competing WebM video standard and opened it up, renaming it to VP8.
This is completely incorrect. WebM is a completely free container format while VP8 has always been named VP8.