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[whatwg] Ogg content on the Web

From: Geoffrey Sneddon <foolistbar@googlemail.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2007 17:43:49 +0000
Message-ID: <7BF0B9B2-338F-46BA-AEFD-3079A9E49EC9@googlemail.com>

On 12 Dec 2007, at 14:23, David Gerard wrote:

> FWIW, Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons only allow unencumbered formats
> on the site. Video MUST be Ogg Theora. Compressed audio better be Ogg.

Why must video just one of many unencumbered formats?

> So far we have had zero patent trolls come calling. I wonder why  
> that is.

Do you have enough money to pay a fine a similar size to what MS got  
last year? If you don't have enough money, they won't sue you. It  
isn't worth their time.

Geoffrey Sneddon
Received on Wednesday, 12 December 2007 09:43:49 UTC

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