Is there a blog post or wiki page anywhere that goes over the current status of this?
As in, which codecs does it support? What are the limitations? Does it provide full h.264L5 support? h.263? Does it fall back to using the CPU in certain cases? What kind of performance does it provide?
This might be a good topic for Phoronix to handle, but it's a fairly large subject so it might be too much for Michael.
Looking at the the recent comit work is being done on the several types of videos