Community Participation

I’m heading off to Paris this weekend to participate in the annual Open Source Think Tank and Open World Forum events held in that wonderful city next week. I’m really looking forward to chatting with all those folk interested in this space, from enthusiasts to developers and end users. I will be joined at these…

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MIX11 Recap

In case you missed the great Open Source and related Interop news that came out of Microsoft’s annual MIX conference which was held in Las Vegas this week, here’s a recap. Scott Guthrie, a Corporate Vice President in the Microsoft Developer Division, used his MIX keynote to discuss the company’s commitment to sponsoring open source projects,…

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Greater Interoperability for Windows Customers With HTML5 Video

by Claudio Caldato on February 02, 2011 06:05am Google recently announced that its Chrome web browser will stop supporting the H.264 video format. At Microsoft we respect that Windows customers want the best experience of the web including the ability to enjoy the widest range of content available on the Internet in H.264 format. Today,…

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Prototyping Early W3C HTML5 Specifications

by Peter Galli on December 22, 2010 03:48pm In another significant Interoperability milestone Jean Paoli, the General Manager for Interoperability Solutions here at Microsoft, this week announced the launch of the HTML5 Labs Web site, a place where we prototype early and not yet fully stable drafts of specifications developed by the W3C and other standard…

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HTML5 Video and Interoperability: Firefox Add-On Provides H.264 Support on Windows

by Claudio Caldato on December 15, 2010 08:00am As you know, Microsoft is committed to interoperability, and the IE team has previously blogged about and provided developer previews and samples showing "Same Markup" – the same HTML, CSS, and script working across browsers – in action. Today, as part of the interoperability bridges work we…

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