No open video for Vimeo either, so what now?

Hot on the heels of YouTube's failure to deliver open video, it seems that Vimeo has decided to introduce HTML5 video support as well. But like YouTube, they decided to go for a patent-encumbered and non-free video codec instead of Theora. While this is disappointing, there are other sites out there that are more than…

YouTube fails to deliver on HTML5 promises

The vote for YouTube to support HTML5 with open video formats was a huge success. Right now, the "Support HTML5 open web video with open formats" option has more than 12 000 votes, whereas the most popular request that is unrelated to HTML5 has about 5 000 votes. The HTML5 requests were so popular that…