Today Google released their own plugin for playing video on their Google Video Search page. Apparently it is based upon VLC, and you can get the source. Unfortunately, no love for Linux, FreeBSD or Mac OSX users yet.
I'm Mark VandeWettering, husband, proud father of a U.S. Airman, grand dad of a beautiful grand daughter, technical director at Pixar Animation Studios, telescope maker, computer science and math afficianado, an Extra class radio amateur licensed as K6HX, and all around geek. I hope you enjoy my website.