To rub it in, no generic Windows includes Flash support, so to use the "gold standard" the
user has to be persuaded to download a plugin. I don't see why the proposed Video site can't
do the same and entice the user to install a plugin for the codec of choice.
> Contrast this with the capabilities of programs like MPlayer or VLC [...]
Which are available for Windows (as you know). I recommend VLC to all afflicted.