Yes, very nice! (irony)
I liked a lot the fact they're using a "semi-proprietary" feature to have HW video decoding support in Linux...
But that's what we could expect from a nVidia-friendly company like Adobe (thay also support CUDA in some of their products, and what about OpenCL?! ).
Hope HTLM5 video tag allows decoding videos via an open-source API (like vaapi (I know about gansh, but it still has problems with youtube), or GLSL) in the near future...
According to this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VDPAU it's open source
I don't trust very much in Wikipedia, but ok, I'll believe libvdpau is an OS API... BUT, as you know, although the library might be OS, some parts of the video-decoding process, such as nVidia PureVideo, are not (you need the proprietary nVidia driver to make it work).
I'd prefered to use VAAPI rather vdpau to have flash video HW acceleration.
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