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Re: ISSUE-24 (ogg-delete): Request to delete "should support Ogg" clause before publishing FPWD [HTML 5 spec]

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 01 Dec 2007 06:45:54 -0500
Message-ID: <47514972.506@w3.org>
To: HTML Issue Tracking WG <public-html@w3.org>

Hi, Lachy-

Lachlan Hunt wrote (on 12/1/2007 6:30 AM):
> 
> Other than Ogg Theora and Dirac, which is still under development, there 
> are very few, if any, other options.  However, those two aren't 
> patent-free either.  

Small correction: "aren't *necessarily* patent-free".  Probably obvious 
from context, but not strictly a correct statement by itself.

> Their known patents are royalty-free, but there is 
> unfortunately still a risk of submarine patents.

Regards-
-Doug Schepers
W3C Staff Contact, SVG, CDF, and WebAPI
Received on Saturday, 1 December 2007 11:46:04 UTC

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