[CELT-dev] The high complexity mode.

John Ridges jridges at masque.com
Wed Aug 18 13:11:13 PDT 2010

  I wasn't aware of Skype's commitment, and I do apologize for spreading 
any FUD. That's good news. I still wish you'd leave in the high 
complexity mode in CELT as an option, but it's not my party :-)


John Ridges

On 8/18/2010 1:59 PM, Gregory Maxwell wrote:
> 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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