[theora] As I've said before...

Basil Mohamed Gohar abu_hurayrah at hidayahonline.org
Fri May 21 11:39:14 PDT 2010

On 05/21/2010 02:34 PM, Shayne Wissler wrote:
> Don't say I didn't warn you:
> http://digitaldaily.allthingsd.com/20100520/googles-royalty-free-webm-video-may-not-be-royalty-free-for-long
> Don't get me wrong, I'll be as ecstatic as any of you to see Theora
> and VP8 succeed, I just see the patent system as far more insidious
> than I think many of you do.
> Shayne
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Shayne, with all due respect, it didn't really take a lot of insight to
see this coming.  MPEG-LA doesn't do anything BUT manage patent pools. 
it's their sole purpose of existence.  Google's license for WebM even
factors this stuff in, to a degree.

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