OGG encoder, was: Re: [icecast] [thomas@arkena.com: [vorbis] mp3pro and the mp3 streaming license]

k_myers at kyxpyx.com k_myers at kyxpyx.com
Sat Jun 9 20:35:09 PDT 2001



Red alert people.

When ogg starts to make money for someone (whoever if anyone at all,) then the boys in the legal team at Fraunhofer will throw something at it in the form of "hey, you are stepping on our IP" and then sue. Until then, what is the point. So....

Until then, this argument is pointless.

Lithium

On Sat, 09 June 2001, Sean /The RIMBoy/ wrote:

> 
> On Sat, 9 Jun 2001, Jack Moffitt wrote:
> 
> > Maybe you won't have to pay, but someone is going to eat 2% in most
> > cases.
> 
> What's the latest on Fraunhofer's veiled threats about encroaching on
> their IP with the Ogg Vorbis technology?  I've not heard of anything, but
> that does not mean nothing is going on.  Have they made any type of
> move?  Or did they decided a lawsuit would push people away from mp3
> quickly?  
> 
> Sean...
> 
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