[vorbis] My Vorbis beta 2 impressions

Jack Moffitt jack at icecast.org
Tue Aug 22 09:14:12 PDT 2000

> I was browsing through pages on www.mp3licensing.com , and
> there is a list of patents held by Thomson MM & FhG IIS (tons of it).
> It looks impossible to write a codec without breaking some of their
> patents?

Yes, it's tricky.  But you have to read more than just the titles.  Also,
to make any kind of reasonable claim you need to have a law degree.  We
have very good lawyers, which is a benefit of being associated with icast.

We've got that covered. :)


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