[theora] Fwd: VP8

Denver Gingerich denver at ossguy.com
Sun May 23 07:28:40 PDT 2010

On Sun, May 23, 2010 at 8:12 AM, Richard Watts <rrw at kynesim.co.uk> wrote:
>  Obviously, I'd rather hope that google's due diligence was good
> enough that there were no essential patents required for VP8 per se -
> there obviously will be for VP8's use with things like MPEG-2
> systems - but if it wasn't, I'd much rather have the MPEG-LA's
> non-discriminatory and generally reasonably priced and accessible
> terms than (e.g.) the audio codec peoples' multi-dollar per device
> royalties and 'we'll licence only if you refuse to play any other
> format' terms.

Do you have a reference for this statement about audio codec licensing
terms?  I'd be interested to learn more about it.


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