[vorbis-dev] patents and separate entropy coding
segher at wanadoo.nl
Fri Dec 15 19:42:52 PST 2000
> Under Claim #1, it says "transforming the samples of said acoustical
> signal using a transform/filter bank"
Note that any program which does not include a CD ripper, is not
processing an acoustical signal.
> This patent is broad though. You could claim it covered many things,
> including things like jpeg. I don't think claim #1 would stand up.
Jpeg? Acoustical signal?
Btw, I _do_ think claim 1 would stand up. I couldn't find any prior art.
> Some of the more specific claims (delphion shows a total of 32 claims).
> So now that we all understand how to reference patents and claims, this
> discussion should get much more to the meat of any problems :)
Hope so. Most people so far are just panicking to absurd claims; more
absurd than the actual claims that were made in the catual patents.
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