[theora] Theora Petition on YouTube

Basil Mohamed Gohar abu_hurayrah at hidayahonline.org
Fri Jan 22 13:14:12 PST 2010

On 01/22/2010 04:12 PM, Christopher Blizzard wrote:
> On 1/22/2010 12:10 PM, Basil Mohamed Gohar wrote:
>> What we need to say is that Google should use free-and-open,
>> royalty-free&  patent-free (to the best that such a thing is possible)
> The key phrase here is "royalty free."  Don't need to go beyond that. 
> (You can have patents, it's just what license they are covered under
> that matters.)
> --Chris
Thanks for the clarification.  I'm definitely not a legalese kind of
guy, so I figured I'd better be very clear & specific to make my point. 
I realize now that even Theora might utilize On2's patents, but they
allowed the usage of that.

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