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Re: Potential IP issues with OpenAL or FMOD?

From: Chris Rogers <crogers@google.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Feb 2012 10:28:04 -0800
Message-ID: <CA+EzO0k4yUaccXUcVPnwv0WRvsiJ9di31+Ezzm9Sc0Lxnzc81A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Olivier Thereaux <olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk>
Cc: "Tom White (MMA)" <lists@midi.org>, public-audio@w3.org
To clarify, the Web Audio API draws upon some OpenAL conventions.  FMOD was
investigated more for feature parity, than borrowing any actual API or


On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 3:13 AM, Olivier Thereaux <olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk
> wrote:

> Hi Tom,
> In one of our previous meetings, Chris Rogers mentioned he drew upon specs
> like OpenAL and FMOD in his Web Audio spec. The question of whether this
> would lead to any IPR issues (the resulting w3c spec will be royalty-free)
> was raised, and Chris suggested you'd be able to gauge whether there may be
> any such issue.
> The conversation was recorded here:
> http://www.w3.org/2012/01/16-**audio-minutes#item03<http://www.w3.org/2012/01/16-audio-minutes#item03>
> Do you, (to the best of your knowledge of course), foresee any issue there?
> Thanks,
> --
> Olivier
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