[vorbis-dev] now i'm a real vorbis guy.
dbt at meat.net
Tue Jan 2 10:36:46 PST 2001
On Tue, Jan 02, 2001 at 07:32:58PM +0100, Lourens Veen wrote:
> > Xiphophorus wasn't the company in question :)
> > We were getting funded by iCast, and entertainment company. Whatever
> > business model they had, didn't work, and it folded, thus drying up a
> > source of funding for several developers.
> > Our business didn't fail, our benefactors did.
> Ah, I see now. I hope you will find new sources of funding then. How is
> Vorbis with content protection? I mean open sourcing your libs doesn't
> really seem compatible with blocking the end user from saving the stream
> to disk, and if funding comes from companies who want this kind of
> stuff, it may be a problem.
What makes you think that closed sourcing your libs will help anyone
block the end user from saving streams to disk? I have yet to see
a copy protection scheme that could stand up to real users.
David Terrell | "I went into Barnes and Noble to look for a
Prime Minister, Nebcorp | book on A.D.D., but I got bored and left."
dbt at meat.net | - Benjy Feen
--- >8 ----
List archives: http://www.xiph.org/archives/
Ogg project homepage: http://www.xiph.org/ogg/
To unsubscribe from this list, send a message to 'vorbis-dev-request at xiph.org'
containing only the word 'unsubscribe' in the body. No subject is needed.
Unsubscribe messages sent to the list will be ignored/filtered.
More information about the Vorbis-dev