About time. The dependence on flash and other patented technology should end.
Fantastic. The internet must go towards a more open-source environment if it truly wants to progress.
The open-source software groups may feel it's a victory in their favor, but have they forgotten that Google is in itself a corporation. Hello, monopoly?
I don't really care. If it works and I get to see what I want to see, then it doesn't really matter to me.