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

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Sat, 01 Dec 2007 13:04:09 +0100
Message-ID: <47514DB9.9080403@lachy.id.au>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
CC: www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>

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Doug Schepers wrote:
> 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".

What?  I don't understand what you mean.  It is known that Ogg Theora is 
covered by the VP3 patents and that the BBC has patented parts of Dirac. 
  Therefore, it is a fact that they aren't patent-free and what I said 
was correct.

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Lachlan Hunt - Opera Software
http://lachy.id.au/
http://www.opera.com/
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