> There are effective and widely used
> solutions in place for dealing with these issues... it's just a matter of
> Mozilla taking advantage of them. (My favorite is of course Gstreamer +
> ffmpeg gstreamer plugin)
In many countries, the MPEG-LA could sue you (and win) for using *or distributing* ffmpeg's H.264 decoder. Is that the kind of regime you want to live under?
> As far as other platforms XP does not support H.264 out of the box, but
> Vista and Windows 7 does.