Ogg Theora Support in Opera 9.5

In Hâkon Wium Lie’s latest missive on Opera Labs he details Opera’s upcoming support for the

A preview release of Opera 9.5 includes native support for Ogg Theora (the free video format from the people that brought you Ogg Vorbis and Ogg FLAC) — which to me seems to be a step in the right direction. The current preview is Windows-only, but Theora’s LGPL library is widely supported cross-platform, so Linux and Mac previews are surely not too far away.

HTML 5 similarly includes a

In other news, Opera’s internal builds implement CSS text-shadow. See Rijk’s blog.