With all of the talk about open source video codecs (which h.264 is not) and HTML5, what exactly is the h.264 codec? Streaming Media Online published an interesting series of articles about this codec a few days ago. Here is the link: http://www.streamingmedia.com/Articles/Editorial/Featured-Articles/25-H.264-Resources-You-Might-Have-Missed-74355.aspx
Here is a video that supports the argument against h.264 due to it not being an open source codec. The audio is a bit hard to hear.