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[whatwg] Video codec requirements changed

From: Ivo Emanuel Gonçalves <justivo@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2007 04:56:51 +0000
Message-ID: <dc107ee70712112056h2ac7776bh129d02db6442fe07@mail.gmail.com>
On 12/11/07, L. David Baron <dbaron at dbaron.org> wrote:
> # is not an additional submarine patent risk for large companies
>
> Is this something that can be measured objectively, or is it a
> loophole that allows any sufficiently large company to veto the
> choice of codec for any reason it chooses, potentially including not
> wanting the <video> element to succeed in creating an open standard
> for video on the Web?

I agree as well that that sentence is in need of better wording as to
avoid what may be an ambiguous statement.

-Ivo
Received on Tuesday, 11 December 2007 20:56:51 UTC

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