[Theora] troll or truth ?

Ole Tange tange at tange.dk
Tue Mar 22 13:27:18 PST 2005

On Tue, 22 Mar 2005, Maik Merten wrote:

> a) Xiph never claimed that Theora is patent-free. It is not patent free.

So the quote: "Virtually every single patented algorithm used in mpeg*
codecs is also used in theora." is correct.

> b) VP3 performs much better than MPEG 1. I don't know where people get
> those strange ideas that VP3 is only comparable to MPEG 1.

Please back up this with facts. E.g tests showing otherwise.


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