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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 17:58:13 +0100
Message-ID: <513B6A25.1090407@ping.de>
To: "Henri Sivonen" <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: "Sam Ruby" <rubys@intertwingly.net>, "HTML WG (public-html@w3.org)" <public-html@w3.org>
Henri Sivonen:
>> Does this really imply that using the same VP8 libraries in two
>> different browsers would make them dependent implementations regarding
>> that feature?
> 
> Yes, but if I have understood correctly, Chrome uses ffvp8 for
> decoding and Firefox uses libvpx for decoding. 

I searched for ffvp8 and libvpx.

Mozilla Firefox uses libvpx and does not want to use ffvp8 due to the
LGPL license:
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=581773

Chromium uses libvpx - as one would expect.

Cheers,
Andreas
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