YouTube - Flash Sticking Around
There's been a lot of discussion lately about whether or not the HTML5 <video> tag is going to replace Flash Player for video distribution on the web. We’ve been excited about the HTML5 effort and <video> tag for quite a while now, and most YouTube videos can now be played via our HTML5 player. This work has shown us that, while the <video> tag is a big step forward for open standards, the Adobe Flash Platform will continue to play a critical role in video distribution.
It's frustrating to see the web move so slowly(*) sometimes. If google can't make the video tag work, it can't be done.
- It's sort of wack that I even wrote that.