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Re: Google and MPEG LA Announce Agreement Covering VP8 Video Format

From: Andreas Kuckartz <A.Kuckartz@ping.de>
Date: 9 Mar 2013 09:56:36 +0100
Message-ID: <513AF944.7050304@ping.de>
To: "HTMLWG WG" <public-html@w3.org>
> On Sat, Mar 9, 2013 at 2:05 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
>> (4) There is active patent litigation against VP8. It appears that some key
>> IP stakeholders may not be part of the pool that Google licensed. See e.g. <
>> http://www.fosspatents.com/2013/03/patent-clouds-remain-over-vp8-google.html

Florian Müller again. Sigh.

Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
> Opera doesn't support H.264. Firefox desktop doesn't support H.264
> and only reluctantly came on board to hand through HW support on
> mobile, but not using SW. So, we still don't have a baseline codec
> that meets the W3C RF requirements.

Chromium, one of the browsers I am using, also does not seem to support
H.264 (but I did not verify this again for recent versions).

Cheers,
Andreas
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