Though H.264 plays an important role in video, as our goal is to enable open innovation, support for the codec will be removed and our resources directed towards completely open codec technologies.
These changes will occur in the next couple months but we are announcing them now to give content publishers and developers using HTML
<视频>an opportunity to make any necessary changes to their sites.
除了支持H.264之外，Chrome目前还捆绑了Adobe的封闭源代码和专有Flash Player插件的嵌入式版本If H.264 support is being removed to “enable open innovation”, will Flash Player support be dropped as well? If not, why?
Android目前支持H.264Will this support be removed from Android? If not, why not?
YouTube使用H.264对视频进行编码据推测，YouTube将使用WebM重新编码整个图书馆When this happens, will YouTube’s support for H.264 be dropped, to “enable open innovation”? If not, why not?
Do you expect companies like Netflix, Amazon, Vimeo, Major League Baseball, and anyone else who currently streams H.264 to dual-encode all of their video using WebM? If not, how will Chrome users watch this content other than by resorting to Flash Player’s support for H.264 playback?