[vorbis] Here is a link to what they say about "Other Formats"
aldov at eunet.yu
Tue Dec 12 02:47:44 PST 2000
"Steven Bailey" <snbailey at uiuc.edu> wrote:
> > > They list:
> > > Atrac 3, (E)Pac, AAC
> Hmm. Maybe this isn't the full list, but I can't help but note that
> there are a LOT of formats that are not listed here. TwinVQ, for one.
> I know tons of people who have used that format at one time or another.
Yes, but TwinVQ is a part of AAC, so it looks like it is covered?
> I also note that WMA isn't listed. (That could just be because WMA
> doesn't have enough quality to make it worth prosecuting.) (grin)
That, or they don't have the guts to sue someone as big as Microsoft. :-))
> And lots of others. MP+... well, nevermind. There already is some
> royalties being exchanged there. I forgot.
Some. But, for instance, it is using joint-stereo which is on the patent
list at mp3licensing.com, so they could sue MP+, but this format is
rather limited, so they probably don't see it as a threat.
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