[CELT-dev] The high complexity mode.

Gregory Maxwell gmaxwell at gmail.com
Wed Aug 18 12:59:35 PDT 2010

On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 3:43 PM, John Ridges <jridges at masque.com> wrote:
>  Hi Jean-Marc,
> I'd just like to put in a vote that I wish you'd left in the
> high-complexity mode in CELT (with the assumption that it could be
> conditionally compiled out for the IETF standard codec). It seems like
> it makes it a more useful standalone codec in Xiph's arsenal, and from
> my own viewpoint I'm uncertain I'll be able to use the SILK codec
> because of the patent issues involved.

Skype made a commitment to release the patent(s) on whatever ends up
in the IETF codec.

If something unexpected happens and that somehow falls through then we
absolutely would do whatever was required to avoid an encumbrance.

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