[vorbis] Here is a link to what they say about "Other Formats"
segher at wanadoo.nl
Tue Dec 12 12:25:07 PST 2000
Aleksandar Dovnikovic wrote:
> "Firelight Multimedia" <support at fmod.org> wrote:
> > Why would anyone want to be a corporate sponsor for ogg vorbis? so the
> > oggvorbis people can have someone else to get sued and not themselves?
> > If i was a corporation i wouldnt touch it with a big stick.
> > sales pitch - 'please sponsor us, oh and expect lawsuits within the next
> > month or 2' ..
> :-) But what if that corporate sponsor could benefit from a free &
> open-source audio compression? Instead of paying royalties to
> FhG & Thomson, they could spend some money in court, but
> ultimately they will save more money then they have spent.
A sponsoring company wouldn't be taken to court; but they could provide
the money the Ogg Vorbis project will need if _they_ are taken to court.
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