Microsoft’s interoperability work related to modern web standards is in no way limited to Internet Explorer 9.
An illustrative example in this regard is the fact that the Redmond company worked to make Firefox a tad friendlier to a video codec that IE9 supports by default in the context of HTML5, but Mozilla ignores completely for Firefox 4.0.
Essentially, the new HTML5 Extension for Windows Media Player Firefox Plug-in add-on from the software giant offers users that are running Firefox on Windows H.264 support for HTML5 video playback.
Offered free of charge, the Firefox add-on leverages Windows 7’s built-in capabilities in order to let users of Mozilla’s open source browser enjoy H.264-encoded video on HTML5. More »