Will Microsoft Adopt H.264?

At the Streaming Media East show a few weeks back, there were a lot of rumors on the show floor about Microsoft potentially adding H.264 playback to their Silverlight and Windows Media player. While Microsoft has denied this is happening, Jan Ozer lays out numerous reasons in an article at StreamingMedia.com on why this would be good for Microsoft, consumers, content publishers and for the industry. It’s an interesting read backed up with some really valid points. Read the article.