Chromium's blog informs that Google Chrome will drop support for H.264 in the coming months and will only support WebM (VP8) and Theora codecs.
Google's latest news reminds of having a capricious boss that makes up new shit every few weeks that no one wants or needs. We've all been there, right?
"Look people, I know the linux mail server is perfectly functional and it only requires Bill in IT to look at for one hour each month, but I really think scraping it and deploying Microsoft Exchange will do wonders for our productivity. Once we get a couple MCE engineers hired, we're looking at a two-month deployment…"
There is no good reason for Chrome to drop a video standard that YouTube helped push.