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[whatwg] The truth about Nokias claims

From: Charles <lists07@wiltgen.net>
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2007 16:46:58 -0800
Message-ID: <002b01c83dea$d6a5a280$83f0e780$@net>
Manual,

> Just because someone implemented it without permission does not
> guarantee that users or other implementors of the technology won't
> be driven to Chapter 11 by the patent owners, just as MP3 implementors
> were driven to the underground in the nineties and early 2000's.  

Nobody has ever been "driven to Chapter 11" or "driven underground" for implementing a standards-based encoder or decoder.

I don't believe that you don't understand the difference between "implementing" and "distributing", so I guess now you're just trolling.  Good luck.

-- Charles
Received on Thursday, 13 December 2007 16:46:58 UTC

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