Firefox has taken one more step toward full WebRTC compatibility by having the protocol activated by default in its most recent Nightly release. WebRTC had been available in previous Firefox Nightly releases, but only as an option. Having it enabled by default means it will eventually make its way into a stable release.
In the official announcement, Paul Rouget and Rober Nyman of Mozilla called this a "huge step forward."
Implementing the WebRTC protocol means enabling plugin-free real-time video, audio and text chat capabilities within Firefox. Mozilla first demonstrated WebRTC within Firefox back in December at the WebRTC Conference and Expo, co-hosted by TMC, Systemwide Media and PKE Consulting. Not only was Firefox capable of real-time video conferencing, it also boasted file transfer capabilities over WebRTC thanks to the Datachannels API... Read More